THE IMAGE OF ELEKTRA IN ANCIENT GREEK TRAGEDY

Keywords: drama, destiny, performance, respect, freedom, genre of art, archaism, hero

Abstract

The aim of this paper work is to find differences and similarities between three women who has the same name and tragedies were written in different times. These tragedies were like the first stage in the formation of the worldview of the Hellenic tragedy. It was necessary to pass three stages of development with certain modification and evolution of structural features of tragedies. In this study author sets the tasks: How does each of the three tragedies and women differ from each other? How did each of the previous stages differ from previous one as a new and higher step of its development? The conflict between man’s aspirations and the need for reality leads us to recognize the dependence of a freedom and intelligent person to the will of the gods. We see the image of a desperate person in Euripides, Sophocles and Aeschylus. Due to the discoveries of these characters, we saw a new Greece.

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2020-10-05
How to Cite
Heronovych, M. (2020). THE IMAGE OF ELEKTRA IN ANCIENT GREEK TRAGEDY. Scientific Journal of Polonia University, 38(1-2), 25-33. https://doi.org/10.23856/3843