17 Works in The Oresteia - Aeschylus

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    She tends to the bath herself.

    Language:
    English
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    288
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    2/2
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    10
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    10
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    Iphigeneia is weaving her maiden-gift for the Goddess; you are still trying to find your place in her shadow. Two sisters at the moment when everything is about to change.

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    2,520
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    11
    Kudos:
    18
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    4
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    152
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    Orestes holds on harder, and they lie down together, in a mess of dirt and dried blood. Soon- very soon- Pylades will insist on continuing to clean Orestes. For now though, his very bones want to savor this sense of homecoming.

     

    (Pylades finds Orestes at Delphi.)

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    3,033
    Chapters:
    1/1
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    1
    Comments:
    7
    Kudos:
    19
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    4
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    134
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    Enough blood has been spilled; Demeter steps up to do some damage control.

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    1,485
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    1/1
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    1
    Comments:
    5
    Kudos:
    10
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    106
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    Cassandra's final prophecy isn't like the others...

    Story has references to canonical violence, including rape - however, no graphic descriptions have been included.

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    English
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    2,131
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    11
    Kudos:
    17
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    156
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    What is justice?

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    1,253
    Chapters:
    1/1
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    1
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    18
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    193
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    What happens next?

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    26
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    1/1
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    1
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    5
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    What if Clytaemnestra recognised another victim of Agamemnon in Cassandra? What if Cassandra too hungered for vengeance, for blood to be spilled for her people and her city? What if Clytaemnestra looked over Agamemnon's body and saw her own thirst for vengeance mirrored in Cassandra’s eyes?

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    1,989
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    2
    Kudos:
    19
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    444
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    mother inspires fear by her very presence, could make the hardest ganglands thug wish he'd never been born. persuasive, too. could talk her way out of a prison cell -- hell, she really did, once, if the stories are true. but this is beside the point.

    Language:
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    Words:
    553
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Kudos:
    4
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    228
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    There is only one murder in the bath at Mycenae, and from it something more than friendship grows.

    Contains: murder, mention of rape and sexual harassment.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    4,681
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    13
    Kudos:
    73
    Bookmarks:
    27
    Hits:
    1497
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    Language:
    English
    Words:
    100
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    5
    Kudos:
    9
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    490
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    When, and how, will the sacrifice be enacted?

    Language:
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    811
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    17
    Kudos:
    10
    Bookmarks:
    5
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    1888
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    In the end, Cassandra's not even there.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    520
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    2
    Kudos:
    11
    Bookmarks:
    2
    Hits:
    401
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    Clytemnestra is no longer a pawn.

    Language:
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    458
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    19
    Kudos:
    11
    Bookmarks:
    3
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    563
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    retelling of Clytemnestra's tragedy, hopefully making her a more sympathetic character

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    1/1
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    1
    Comments:
    6
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    9
    Bookmarks:
    2
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    500
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    Clytaemnestra's reign at Argos is disturbed by rows, dreams, and an unexpected visitor.

    Language:
    English
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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    7
    Kudos:
    4
    Bookmarks:
    3
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    915
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    THE AGAMEMNON: a tragic tale where the brave war lord is brutally murdered by his evil wife. That was his story. This is hers. UNFINISHED

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    2,253
    Chapters:
    2/2
    Kudos:
    1
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    39

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