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Murder, Matricide and Mayhem

Advantages: Dark Greek Tragedy
Disadvantages: Dark Greek Tragedy

...Three Greek Tragedies were written about Electra; by Aesschylus, Sophocles and Euripides. The version, I am reviewing is the one written by Euripides in 420 B.C. As with many of Euripides tragedies, Electra is a dark intense play centred around the the ...

MAFARRIMOND 12.07.2004 · Read full review
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Electrocute Electra

Advantages: Umm...
Disadvantages: Unsympathetic, inconsistent characters; abysmal ending, really weird chorus, pathetic use of plot devices

Let me get one thing straight here. I absolutely HATE this play. With a fiery passion which penetrates to the innermost core of my being. I loathe it. Reading it is not a pleasant experience. But re-read it I will, and indeed have. I have in the past b ...

Muswell 22.04.2004 · Read full review
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A Charged Comedy

Advantages: Sardonic wit, Easy reading, classical mythology
Disadvantages: Some Archiac terminology

Rape, an abandoned baby and attempted murder. With all these ingredients of a twenty-first century psychological drama, you may be surprised to find that these are in fact the components for the plot of Ion, a Greek Comedy written some 2500years ago by t ...

MAFARRIMOND 02.10.2004 · Read full review
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