Trojan Women Quotes 1

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  • Trojan Women
    • Hecabe
      • 'Am I not in anguish and should I not lament' Hecabe
        • Suffering
      • 'shall I be set to keep watch at some doorway or given charge over children I who reigned as Queen in Troy' Hecabe
        • Peripeteia
    • Cassandra
      • 'Agamemnon will find me a wife more hard to bear than Helen ever was. I will kill him' Cassandra
        • fate
        • Helen
          • 'She is the murderer of Priam' ...'she is the one who has driven wretched Hecabe on to this shore of ruin' Hecabe (about Helen)
            • Focusing on sparta
              • 'Never to the swirling Eurotas, the loathsome dwelling of Helen, to face slavery under Menelaus, sacker of Troy' Chorus
                • Menelaus
                • Helen
                  • 'She is the murderer of Priam' ...'she is the one who has driven wretched Hecabe on to this shore of ruin' Hecabe (about Helen)
                    • Focusing on sparta
                      • 'Never to the swirling Eurotas, the loathsome dwelling of Helen, to face slavery under Menelaus, sacker of Troy' Chorus
                        • Menelaus
      • 'the conflict that will see a mother killed thanks to my wedding' Cassandra
        • fate
      • 'I will show that this city is more fortunate than the Greeks' Cassandra
        • Sophistry
          • 'a foul treacherous master, an enemy of justice, a lawless beast, who with his lying tongue twists everything' Hecabe (about Odysseus)
      • 'Those who fell in battle never saw their children, were never dressed for the grave by loving wives but lie in foreign soil' Cassandra
      • 'the Trojans...met death fighting for their homeland' Cassandra
      • 'It amuses you to laugh at your misfortunes and chant prophecies' Chorus
    • Talthybius
      • 'Hers is a happy state' Talthybius
    • Sophistry
      • 'a foul treacherous master, an enemy of justice, a lawless beast, who with his lying tongue twists everything' Hecabe (about Odysseus)
    • Hatred for Greeks
      • But not for Athens
        • 'Theseus' sacred land, so loved by heaven' Chorus
    • Suffering
    • gods
      • 'If Pallas, child of Zeus, had not brought ruin on you, you would be standing on your foundations still' Poseidon
      • 'Why these sudden leaps from one mood to another?' Poseidon (to Athene)
    • Peripeteia
    • Death better than life with no hope?
      • 'Hers is a happy state' Talthybius
  • 'If Pallas, child of Zeus, had not brought ruin on you, you would be standing on your foundations still' Poseidon

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