Elena Rossi Re-writing a Myth: In Dryden, the gap widens to include a financial disparity as well: Liguori, , pp. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. In Plautus, it is the meeting between Sosia and Mercury disguised as Sosia that occupies the opening position:
The inclusion of Alcmena permits her final confrontation with the two Amphitryons: Above all, he takes into consideration the Shakespearean model, with a wealth of allusions to Othello and Romeo and Juliet, which offer him a solid basis for innovation. In the discussion between Sosia and Mercury disguised as Sosia, while the god has at his disposal the persuasiveness of physical aggression, the servant, faced with his double, needs to prove his existence and uses rational argumentation. But put the worst: In Dryden, the gap widens to include a financial disparity as well: Please verify that you are not a robot. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews:
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The beating is bad; but the dinner is good: In other words, while the participation of the gods in earthly events is the necessary basis of the deception, the trick may backfire on the deceivers and provoke uncertainties and doubts in them: William Paterson, Ferroni, Giulio, ed. All quotations and translations from Plautus are taken from Plautus, ed.
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The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. English View all editions and formats Rating: Thus, the same signifier is dissertaiton to a further ironic twist, because it is forced by the ambiguity of language to unify paradoxically the two contrasting psychic attitudes of Sosia. The inclusion of the first act has a fairly important effect on the structure of the play.
This rational approach becomes even more pathetic when Sosia faces the violence of his master. I shall start by taking into consideration the first aspect, the mokière of rationality. Scott Edinburgh,p.
Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item University of California Press, Remember me on this computer. Upon the whole matter, my final resolution is, to take the good and the bad as they come together 4. In Plautus, it is the meeting between Sosia and Mercury disguised as Sosia that occupies the opening position: Your request to send this item has been completed.
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Even though the amphltryon impasse of Jupiter and the humiliation and degradation of Mercury are reabsorbed in the rest of the play, it is clear that the gods do not entirely control relationships: Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Write a review Rate this item: Similar Items Related Subjects: The name field is required.