Essays Tagged: "Cinesias"

Lysistrata by Aristophanes: A personal opinion

or me." (472), shows the extent to which they intend to go to carry out their plan. The scene where Cinesias comes to visit his wife Myrrhine and she taunts him mercilessly with her constant running b ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.4 Jun/2005

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

Aristophanes' Use of Currency Within Lysistrata

on ways that men demonstrate superiority.In the scene between wife and husband, Myrrhiné and Cinesias, Myrrhiné employs another kind of feminine power over Cinesias to outwit and fool hi ... e is eating out my heart"(37). He requests that she come down and be with him, however she refuses. Cinesias tries to get her to come to him by saying, "It's six days now you've never washed and never ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers