The Bacchae Characters
Meet the Cast
Dionysus, the protagonist of The Bacchae, is one big contradiction. The character embodies many of the dualities that we see throughout the play. Let's take a look at some of these. First of all, i...
Pentheus is not a typical Greek antagonist. Sure he's the guy that stands in the way of our hero and protagonist, Dionysus, making him a shoe-in for job. In a lot of ways, though, he more closely r...
Euripides has often been criticized for his use of choruses, mainly because they rarely affect the action of the play. This is definitely true of the Chorus in The Bacchae, which is pretty interest...