Thou dost clearly come with thy feet, not thy tunic. No agreement is thus possible with abuse of power, either of the divine or the human variety, but to the end the servant backs up his resistance with the aid of a constantly inadequate recourse to reason. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Advanced Search Find a Library. Please enter your name.
Dryden very clearly re-proposes a situation in which Sosia is stripped of his identity, and increases the comical inventions, focusing on his attempt to prove his identity through rational arguments and definitions. Alcmena is convinced that her ardent passion will guide her to recognize her husband, and she actually draws close to the real 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. Academic theses Named Person: Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Oh dear, I object, naturally.
You may send this item to up to five recipients. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. In the monologue of the servant preceding the second meeting between Sosia and Mercury, the decision to try to enter the house and face up to his adversary is based on a closely reasoned argument, in which Sosia solves the contradiction between being beaten if he goes in and remaining hungry if he stays out: Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.
Dryden very clearly re-proposes a situation in which Sosia is stripped of his identity, and increases the comical inventions, focusing on his dissertatiln to prove his identity through rational arguments and definitions.
Finding libraries that hold this item Your request to send this item has been completed. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. The final scene Moliète the final scene, Jupiter reveals his identity, and re-establishes harmony between husband and wife, admitting his own defeat in love.
Home About Help Moolière. Amid the folds of the continual references to the sources, we find elements of renewal of the tradition, which foreshadow the modern inter- pretations of the myth. The beating is bad; but the dinner is good: Thus, the same signifier is subjected to a further ironic amphittyon, because it is forced by the ambiguity of language to unify paradoxically the two contrasting psychic attitudes of Sosia. Your rating has been recorded.
Thou dost clearly come with thy feet, not thy tunic. For example, we hear the servant confessing his fear: Dryden highlights the humorous dimension of the ensuing limitation on divine narcissism: Elena Rossi Re-writing a Myth: Buchdruckerei Robert Noske, ; Alexander L.
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Molière’s Amphitryon, sources and technique; a critical summary …
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Nunc profecto vapula ob mendacium. 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.
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Molière’s Amphitryon, sources and technique; a critical summary (Book, ) 
Oh dear, I object, naturally. Upon the whole matter, my final resolution is, to take the good and the bad as they come together 4.
This rational approach becomes even more pathetic when Sosia faces the violence of his master. Please enter your name.
Cancel Forgot your password? Disseration 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: However, he elaborates the character of Amphitryon: Remember me on this computer. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.