Lassical Mythology Poetry and Politics in Ancient Greece.

In general, it will have to establish a claim and argue for it. The texts themselves will provide the evidence for your arguments. Make sure that you use them as carefully and judiciously as you are able. Discuss the mechanics of fate in Ancient Greek thought. How does fate constrain human action? Does fate dictate the behavior of gods? You will want to focus your analysis through a comparison of specific texts (oresteia that includes agamemnon, the furies, and the liberation bearers which are preferred, Iliad, odyssey, etc.) How Clytemnestra knows that the Trojan War is over, Why Agamemnon sacrifices his daughter, Where Electra and Orestes meet, and why Orestes decides to kill his mother can all relate to the theme of inevitable fate.