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The Seven against Thebes

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 467

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Essay Topics


Reflect on the interactions between Eteocles and the Chorus throughout the play. What do these interactions reveal about ancient Greek ideas of femininity and masculinity?


How is leadership represented in the play? Is Eteocles a good leader? Why or why not?


How are the Seven Against Thebes depicted? In what ways are they different from or similar to one another? How do they reflect some of the play’s key themes and ideas?