[Answer] Read the excerpts from “The Royal House of Thebes” and “The Story of a Warrior Queen.” How are the themes presented in these two passages similar?

Answer: They both express the theme that women are as capable as men.
Read the excerpts from “The Royal House of Thebes” and “The Story of a Warrior Queen.” How are the themes presented in these two passages similar?

Antigone (/ æ n ˈ t ɪ ɡ ə n i / ann-TIG-ə-nee; Ancient Greek: Ἀντιγόνη) is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before 441 BC.. Of the three Theban plays Antigone is the third in order of the events depicted in the plays but it is the first that was written. The play expands on the Theban legend that predates it and it picks up where Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes ends.

Mason & Dixon is a postmodernist novel by U.S. author Thomas Pynchon published in 1997. It presents a fictionalized account of the collaboration between Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon in their astronomical and surveying exploits in the Dutch Cape Colony Saint Helena Great Britain and along the Mason-Dixon line in British North America on the eve of the Revolutionary War in the United States.

In Greek mythology the Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Achaeans after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus king of Sparta.The war is one of the most important events in Greek mythology and has been narrated through many works of Greek literature most notably Homer’s Iliad.The core of the Iliad (Books II – XXIII) describes a period of four days and two …

Semele (HWV 58) is a ‘musical drama’ originally presented “after the manner of an oratorio” in three parts by George Frideric Handel.Based on a pre-existent opera libretto by William Congreve the work is an opera in all but name but was first presented in concert form at Covent Garden theatre on 10 February 1744. The story comes from Ovid’s Metamorphoses and concerns Semele mother of Bacchus.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (/ ɔː ˈ r iː l i ə s / ə-REE-lee-əs; Latin: [ˈmaːrkʊs̠ au̯ˈreːlijʊs̠ an̪t̪oːˈniːnʊs̠]; 26 April 121 – 17 March 180) was Roman emperor from 161 to 180 and a Stoic philosopher. He was the last of the rulers known …

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