Pentheus scholars

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  • Bacchae Character Scholars
    • Scullion-'Pentheus has little against the Bacchants other than sexual-wrongdoing'
    • Hall-'Pentheus is in a Dionysiac trance; he can no longer distinguish between reality and illusion'
    • Goggin- Dionysus is a god who breaks down barriers (of gender, class, social norms)
    • Mossman-'Agave's punishment is only complete when the divine madness is withdrawn from her and she realises what she has done'
    • Hodgkinson-'Pentheus is blind to the identity of his own family, despite his family trying to educate him


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