Phaedra a tragedy of passion

Seneca’s Phaedra a tragedy of passion.

Discuss Seneca’s Phaedra is full of moral discourse. Or Seneca’s Phaedra a tragedy of passion. Answer:  Phaedra is one of the remarkable tragedies of Seneca, an eminent writer of the Roman tragedies. It is very often called a tragedy of passions. Theseus; the king, leaves for the underworld to help his friend and lives there Read More

Phaedra a tragedy of passion

The character of Hippolyltus.

Hippolytus as a tragic hero in Seneca’s Phaedra: Or The character of Hippolyltus: Answer:  Hippolytus is one of most important characters of the Senecan tragedy, Phaedra. His parents are Theseus and Antiope. He is a flat character, though Seneca has taken ample care to draw the character in detail. He remains unchanged throughout the play. Read More

Phaedra a tragedy of passion

Discuss the character of Phaedra.

Answer:  Phaedra, is a play by philosopher and dramatist Lucius Annaeus Seneca, which tells the story of Phaedra, wife of King Theseus of Athens, and her consuming lust for her stepson, Hippolytus. Based on Greek Mythology and the tragedy Hippolytus by Greek playwright Euripides, Seneca’s Phaedra is one of several artistic explorations of this tragic Read More

Phaedra a tragedy of passion

Discuss the role of the Nurse in Seneca’s Phaedra.

Answer: A nurse is a vital role in a society. As like as the role in the society here in ‘Phaedra’ the Nurse, is an upholder of moral values as well as a personal attendant of ‘Phaedra’, is one of the leading characters in Seneca’s play “Phaedra”. Seneca has shown the Nurse to have a Read More