1887

n Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - On the Structure of Sophocles' Trachiniae

Volume 49, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1141
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Abstract

Contrary to the conventional diptych interpretation of Sophocles' Trachiniae, I maintain that the play can be structurally divided into four sections, each with two conflicting versions of the truth. These sections feature a transition from ignorance to knowledge, from passivity to activity and from emotion to reason. The whole movement advances towards Heracles' deification.

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