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The Bacchae

The Bacchae


by Euripides

The Bacchae: Quotes (What was Said) True or False

1. Who said, "Have mercy on me, Mother, and because of my mistakes do not kill your son--your son."? -> King Pentheus
2. Who said, "My father sanctioned this [punishment] in ages past, great Zeus."? -> Chorus
3. Who said, "She'd [Semele] had the nerve to name Zeus the Father as her lover…What gall! What effrontery!"? -> Pentheus
4. Who said, "As to the rest, the sublime is simple and leads To a beautiful life"? -> Chorus
5. Who said, "I seem to be becoming…somehow…aware. Something in my mind is changing."? -> Tiresias