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Prometheus Bound

Prometheus Bound

by Aeschylus

Prometheus Bound: We're Bound to Prometheus Eventually True or False

1. How does the setting play into Prometheus Bound?→It is relatively unimportant
2. Why does Prometheus Bound qualify as a Greek tragedy?→Prometheus Bound is a comedy, not a tragedy
3. How does the poetic style of Prometheus Bound enhance the message of the play?→The poetic language incorporates elements of surprise and betrayal.
4. How does the prophecy that Io's descendants will free Prometheus reveal hope for the future?→The dramatic fall of Prometheus to the center of the earth is not the end of the story.

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