Essays Tagged: "Eurydice"

Creatures Of Anciant Greece.

ry of Orpheus, who lulled the dog to sleep with music on his way into Hades to search for his lover Eurydice.Chimera-A monster in classical mythology who had the head of a lion, the body of a goat, an ...

(2 pages) 54 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

This essay proves that Creon is a tragic hero in Antigone.

the brother-in-law and uncle of Oedipus. Creon became king when Oedipus was banished and he married Eurydice and had two children, Megarus and Haimon. Creon is the king of Thebes and all these people ... his at the end of the play. He brings about his own downfall by murdering Antigone. When Haimon and Eurydice find out that Antigone is dead they both kill themselves. Even thought Creon didn't actuall ...

(2 pages) 34 0 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Antigone - the role of Death and Love in Antigone

ef that he plunges his sword into his own side. When the news of Haimon's death reaches his mother, Eurydice, she breaks down and she too kills herself but by stabbing a dagger into her heart. In Anti ... n, a messenger appears with the information on Antigone and Haimon's death. When he appears so does Eurydice to hear what news the messenger brought with him. At first, the boy was reluctant to share ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Antigone: The Tragedy of Creon: Aruged why the play by Sophocles is Creon's tragedy, and not Antigone's. "Antigone" by Sophocles. Translated by John Annoulih

them laid out side by side. They are together at last, and at peace... Their work is done...Chorus. Eurydice, the Queen, your wife--... When the Queen was told of her son's death, she waited carefully ... up Antigone alive to punish her for such an evil deed.Antigone's death, in turn, causes Haemon and Eurydice to commit suicide. Now not only has Creon lost a future daughter-in-law, but his wife and s ...

(3 pages) 185 1 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Artist-Scientist: Orpheus and Daedalus. Compare and contrast two Greek myths. Make sure to link to Joseph Campbell's The Hero With A Thousand Faces.

ad omens with him. His torch smoked and brought tears into their eyes. After the marriage ceremony, Eurydice, Orpheus' bride, was fleeing from the advances of Aristæus, a shepherd. During which, ... he attention of Hades and his queen, Persephine. Orpheus put into song his grief and pain of losing Eurydice and asked Hades to return her to him. Hades could not refuse him because of the "spell of h ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Empathy for Characters in Sophocle's Antigone

aws of their city and the cosmic law of religion and moral judgement. Characters such as Haemon and Eurydice ultimately show the consequences of the decision formed by the two protagonists. Amongst th ... a tragic character.Creon gains empathy from the audience as he loses his son, Haemon, and his wife, Eurydice, despite his redeeming revelation to spare Antigone's life. After speaking with the blind p ...

(9 pages) 37 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Inner journey's as represented by various texts

ht about in numerous ways and commonly result in intense emotions. This is evident in the poems ?Of Eurydice? by Ivan Lalic and ?The French Prisoner? by Janos Pilinsky. It is apparent from these poems ... gs about inner journeys along with the intense emotions that are linked with these journeys. In ?Of Eurydice?, Orpheus?s journey to the underworld is what initiates his inner journey. Orpheus believed ...

(7 pages) 25 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dramatic Monologue - Orpheus and Eurydice.

obey this simple request. Yet, I cannot stop my mind from running untamed. I now listen closely for Eurydice's footfall behind me, but her shade makes no sound. Could I have been tricked by Hades and ... but her shade makes no sound. Could I have been tricked by Hades and his cold Queen Persephone? Did Eurydice fall behind? Questions of mistrust and other morbid thoughts seem to close in on my brain. ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Disagreeing with Protagoras.

des to deny burial rights to Polynices. This decision is interpreted as sacrilege and leads Haemon, Eurydice and Antigone to act with rage. Heamon's death and Antigone's and Eurydice's suicide were in ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Antigone 2

ul to her, that Creon gave an honorable to one. Another instance of family virtue is the suicide of Eurydice to avenge her son's death, and to punish his father for his irrational orders.Reason enters ...

(1 pages) 383 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Antigone

ul to her, that Creon gave an honorable to one. Another instance of family virtue is the suicide of Eurydice to avenge her son's death, and to punish his father for his irrational orders.Reason enters ...

(1 pages) 438 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Comparitive Essay On Alice Munro

use what I think is a great relationship that Munro uses in The Children Stay, Pauline wants to be Eurydice and her husband wants them to be Romeo and Juliet.In Boys and Girls the girl liked working ... heir fate was due to bad luck or circumstances. Orphee chooses his fate on purpose. "Orphee is with Eurydice at last." This is the last line of the play. Pauline desire's to leave Brian by choice. To ...

(2 pages) 735 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American