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Agamemnon

Agamemnon

by Aeschylus

Agamemnon: Boy - Things Really Aeschylated Quickly Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Agamemnon? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Where has Agamemnon been for the past ten years?


Searching for the Oracle
Fighting in the Trojan War
Sailing across the Pacific Ocean
Waiting in line at the DMV
Q. What is the Chorus?


A group of old men
A group of young women
A mix of men and women
I thought I knew what a chorus was, but now that you’ve capitalized it, I feel like I’m walking into a trap
Q. What had Agamemnon done as he headed away from home?


He had slain his wife’s lover
He had suspended delivery on his subscription to the Journal
He had sworn to bring everyone back alive
He had sacrificed his daughter
Q. What do the signal fires indicate?


That Agamemnon has returned
That the war is over
That the Ancient Greeks still remember how to start a fire
That the enemy is approaching
That Gary Busey is on the prowl again
Q. What is Agamemnon afraid might offend the gods?


The act of toasting his wife’s health
His constant string of blasphemous remarks, in which he pretty much rails on all of the gods
The act of walking upon purple fabric
The act of associating with a slave-woman
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