Agamemnon Quotes - Part 3

Important Quotes from Agamemnon and what Themes they link to - part 3 (fagles translation)

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  • Agamemnon
    • Justice/ vengeance
      • 'There will come another to avenge us, born to kill his mother' 1302
        • Fate
          • 'the spirit lives within me, our savage ancient spirit of revenge. in return for Atreus' brutal feast' 1529-31
            • Justice/ vengeance
              • 'There will come another to avenge us, born to kill his mother' 1302
                • Fate
                  • 'the spirit lives within me, our savage ancient spirit of revenge. in return for Atreus' brutal feast' 1529-31
                    • Responsibility
                      • 'I did it all. I don't deny it, no' 1400
                      • 'by this right hand a masterpiece of justice'
                • 'didn't the law demand you banish him?' 1445
                • 'by the sword you did your work and by the sword you die' 1556-7
                  • 'clots will mass for the young who were devoured' 1541
                    • Blood
                      • 'the murderous shower wounds me dies me black and I, I revel' 1411-2
                      • 'no bloodshed now' 1690
                  • 'act for act wound for wound' 1554
                    • 'and I the weaver of justice plotted out the kill' 1635
                      • Responsibility
                        • 'I did it all. I don't deny it, no' 1400
                        • 'by this right hand a masterpiece of justice'
              • 'didn't the law demand you banish him?' 1445
              • 'by the sword you did your work and by the sword you die' 1556-7
                • 'clots will mass for the young who were devoured' 1541
                  • Blood
                    • 'the murderous shower wounds me dies me black and I, I revel' 1411-2
                    • 'no bloodshed now' 1690
                • 'act for act wound for wound' 1554
                  • 'and I the weaver of justice plotted out the kill' 1635
                  • Iphegenia
                    • 'he sacrificed his own child, our daughter, the agony I laboured into love' 1442-3
                      • Birth
                    • 'by the child's rights I brought to birth' 1459
                      • Birth
                  • The House
                    • 'the house breathes with murder' 1331
                    • 'my lord is home at last' 1423
                    • 'the great curse of the house' 1509
                  • Gender
                    • 'you try me like some desperate woman' 1425
                    • 'woman made him suffer, woman struck him down' 1480
                    • 'and that is what a woman has to say' 1695

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