oa Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - Observations on some recurrent metaphors in Aeschylus' Oresteia

Volume 26, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1141



Although the vividness and daring of Aeschylean metaphors is well-established, less attention has been paid to their function and to the way in which recurrent metaphors bind plays together by emphasising contrasts inherent in the action.

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