Comparing 'Oedipus And Lysistrata'

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When first examining the Greek plays Oedipus and Lysistrata, the first comparison we could make is that each of them are the main characters in their respective plays. The plays however are very different in context, with Oedipus being a tragedy, and Lysistrata being a comedy. Oedipus and Lysistrata are both revered as very high ranking people in their respective times. As Oedipus is a king, and Lysistrata helps lead the rebellion of the Greek women from the men who wish to have sex with them, which helps her gain not only the respect of the women, but also from the Greek men who they are rebelling from. A Greek tragedy is defined as “a drama or literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow, especially

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