| Quote #10
This statement seems to point out how deeply entrenched patriarchy, or male domination, was in ancient Greek society. Agave is proud of the fact that she's deserted "womanly" duties and has taken on "manly" ones. Weren't both roles equally as valuable and necessary to society?
| Quote #11
Agave's final transformation yields an unpleasant surprise. She's now gone from triumphant warrior priestess to a murderer. To make matters worse, she's murdered her own child. What's interesting about Agave's case is that her transformations have existed only in the realm of her own perception.