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The Flies

The Flies


by Jean-Paul Sartre

The Flies: The Crowned and the Furies Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Flies? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What do the gods like mortals to be?

Seasoned with cayenne pepper
Q. Why do Orestes and Electra go to the temple of Apollo?

To determine the whereabouts of Zeus
So that, as criminals, they may be afforded sanctuary
To pray for justice
Because the baked ziti is off the hook
Q. Who attacks Electra in her sleep?

The flies
The furies
The Fonz
Q. Where does Orestes believe freedom resides?

In the mind
In the heart
In the soul
418 Ogden Avenue
Q. What does Orestes tell the townspeople he wishes to be?

A man among men
A godless god
A king without a kingdom
A lumberjack