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Tragic Ways of Killing a Woman

by Nicole Loraux

  • 159 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plays & playwrights: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Greek Literature,
  • Women In Literature,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7693666M
    ISBN 100674902262
    ISBN 109780674902268

    The Bible is known as The Good Book, but it is also a very Thick Book that takes a long time to read. Many people know the famous stories from the Bible, but there are a number of frankly grisly stories that people often ignore. The death and resurrection of Jesus gets a lot of attention, but there are some biblical deaths that deserve to be better known. The conflict between Agamemnon and Achilles occurs over a woman named Briseis. Both Agamemnon and Achilles are awarded a woman as a trophy of war, but when Agamemnon is forced to release his.

      Women generally appeared to be more reactive than men in their violent acts, much of the time killing someone they had previously been victimized by. More of the time, they killed someone they knew well, most often male — an intimate partner, a family member, or a male acquaintance — and almost always in their or the victim's home. Deborah is the only woman judge mentioned in the Book of Judges. The people of her time had no difficulty in accepting her as a judge. This suggests that judges were seen as ‘God’s people’, and their gender was unimportant. ‘At that time Deborah, a prophetess, wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel.

    Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (–) which was originally published in two volumes in and Alcott wrote the book over several months at the request of her publisher. The story follows the lives of the four March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy—and details their passage from childhood to womanhood. Diane Alexis Whipple (Janu – Janu ) was an American lacrosse player and college coach. She was killed in a dog attack in San Francisco on Janu The dogs involved were two Presa Canarios: a male named Bane and a female named Schneider, the dogs' owner, is a high-ranking member of the Aryan Brotherhood and is serving three life sentence terms in.


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A scholarly work that explores the gender differences underlying the killing of characters in Greek tragedies. Men die in heroic battle, or are murdered. Women, with a few notable exceptions, either commit suicide or are sacrificed for the greater good of family or by: A scholarly work that explores the gender differences underlying the killing of characters in Greek tragedies.

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Women, with a few notable exceptions, either commit suicide or are sacrificed for the greater good of family or nation.4/5. In ordinary life an Athenian woman was allowed no accomplishments beyond leading a quiet and exemplary existence as wife and mother. Her glory was to have no glory.

In Greek tragedy, however, women die violently and, through violence, master their own fate. It is a genre that delights in Brand: Harvard.

Tragic Ways of Killing a Woman - Nicole Loraux - Google Books. In ordinary life an Athenian woman was allowed no accomplishments beyond leading a quiet and exemplary existence as wife and mother.

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In an ancient world where women had little or no control over their destinies, Loraux highlights how Greek tragedy twists the ordinary gender roles and expectations of those times/5(4).

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