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AGAMEMNON ­ SUMMARY:

The play starts with a speech by the watchman who talks about waiting for the signal from
Troy, Clytemnestra and how much he misses his King
The Chorus enter and talk about the armies leaving for Troy and the sacrifice of Iphegenia
They notice Clytemnestra and ask…

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In her cries she wonders where she is and the Leader replies that she is at Atreus' house
She proclaims that it is the house that hates god and talks about Thyestes and the children,
then talks about the new plot
The Leader meanwhile says stuff about how they know…

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Clytemnestra tells Aegisthus to ignore them saying that it doesn't matter they have power
now

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