Riscrittura di un mito- l’Amphytrion di Dryden. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Please enter the message. 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. Construction of the play The action of the play follows the classical model of the deception successfully carried out on Amphitryon and his servant Sosia by Jupiter, disguised as Amphitryon, and Mercury, disguised as Sosia. Home About Help Search. Liguori, Giraudoux, Jean, Amphitryon 38 Paris:
Thus, the same signifier is subjected to a further ironic twist, because it is forced by the ambiguity of language to unify paradoxically the two contrasting psychic attitudes of Sosia. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. However, he elaborates the character of Amphitryon: Home About Help Search. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. The same attitude is later repeated, during the reconciliation with the false Amphitryon, who reminds her of the eternal love that he has sworn to her: And naturally now get thrashed for fibbing.
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Oh dear, I object, naturally. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? In the same way Mercury, who is compelled by Jupiter to assume the appearance of Sosia, finds himself in an even more ambiguous tension, and repeatedly complains about his degradation. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.
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Dryden very clearly re-proposes a situation in which Sosia is stripped of his identity, and increases the comical inventions, focusing on his amphiyryon to prove his identity through rational arguments and definitions. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.
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The final scene In the final scene, Jupiter reveals his identity, and re-establishes harmony between husband and wife, admitting his own defeat in love. And naturally now get thrashed for fibbing. William Paterson, Ferroni, Giulio, ed.
In her characterization the moolière of the Shakespearean model can be perceived. All quotations and translations from Plautus are taken from Plautus, ed. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. In Plautus, it is the meeting between Sosia and Mercury disguised as Sosia that occupies the opening position: Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Nunc profecto vapula ob mendacium.
The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Alcmena is convinced that her ardent passion will guide her to recognize her husband, and she actually draws close to the dissegtation Amphitryon;17 but immediately afterwards, she changes her mind, seeing that her husband despisingly rejects her, whereas Jupiter as Amphitryon attracts her by presenting himself as the defender of her honour.
Both Jupiter and Mercury almost arrive at the point of disserrtation vealing their real personalities. More interesting is the use Dryden makes of an exchange between Mercury and Sosia in Plautus: Some features of WorldCat will not be available.
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As regards the definitions of identity, when Sosia is faced with his double, he affirms his identity and tries to define the substance of an individual: Non edepol volo profecto. Preview this item Preview this item.
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