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November 2, 2012

I tell them the bare plot of the Orestiea and tell them Aeschylus changed my life. My daughter asks tentatively, worried about the answer–
because you wanted to kill someone?
I laugh
Because it is so rich in implications
And because sometimes I feel like Cassandra
Prophesying her own grim

I think about Sartre
And the birth of democracy
The glimpse at the end of a gods-blown tragedy
Of justice
To come


From → homeschool

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