Aristophanes – Lysistrata

Aristophanes – Lysistrata

 

Paper details:

1. What is the setting of the play? Why is this significant? 2. Who are the primary characters of the play and what roles to they serve in the plot? 3. In your own words, what is the plot of the play? 4. What role does gender play in Lysistrata? How do gender roles and expectations inform the audience’s understanding of the characters? 5. Do you think this is a feminist work? In your response, be sure to explain what you believe feminism to be and why you do or do not believe this work to be an early example of feminist thought.