- But if she had favours for some she had strong antipathies for others and proved this spirit on hippolytus whom she slew;
- Greek dramatist who ranks with sophocles and aeschylus as the greatest classical tragedians.he wrote more than90tragedies although only18 including medea hippolytus and the trojan women survive in complete form.
- Like hippolytus this tale deals with things "unspeakable". Why are they not spoken? What is kurtz doing in the jungle and why do we not see him doing it?
- What view of the gods seems to be expressed by the conclusion of the play? What view of humanity seems to be expressed by the reconciliation of theseus and hippolytus?