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The Flies

The Flies


by Jean-Paul Sartre

The Flies: A Cookbook for Frogs True or False

1. What is notable about the flies in Argos? -> They are as poisonous as black widow spider
2. What is being held in Argos when Orestes returns? -> The Ceremony of the Dead
3. Why does Zeus want to get Orestes out of Argos? -> Because if Orestes remains in town, the prophecy will not be fulfilled
4. How does Clytemnestra treat her daughter, Electra? -> Kindly and with respect
5. What does Electra tell the townspeople? -> That Clytemnestra killed her father