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Agamemnon Libation Bearers Eumenides

Animal Animal Animal


3 dog 252 coils, viper 178 flying viper
38 ox 260 nestling 192 lion’s cave
54 vultures 262 eagle and brood 194 flock, herdsman, she
118 eagle 487 nestlings hound
141 lion, cubs 514 snake 255ff. vampire
151 eagles 537 I turn serpent 325 whelp Apollo
604 watchdog 596 Scylla 493 venom of their pride
714 lion cub 605 ruthless bitch
779 flock 784 colt
810 mare, foals 914 You are the snake
813 lion 987 moray eel, viper More Notes
887 watchdog 1047 serpents Robes
913 peacock 1053 hounds (1) Metaphor; e.g.,
980 wings ‘nets of justice’
1049 swallow Notes (2) Metonymy (part for
1066 bridle Two Ways of Studying whole); e.g.
1128 bull the Pattern of Imagery: Cassandra strips off
1144 nightingale (1) Thematically (this her prophet’s robes
1166 fang page) and symbols of her
1232 lion (2) In the order they office (wand)
1237 hellhound appear
1244 Scylla Distinguish Explanation for
1273 lioness, wolf, lion (1) Off-stage acts: Studying Imagery in
king killing is always off- order of appearance:
1321 beast stage, and then Metaphors and
1440 beast reported on-stage Metonymies are not
1473 swan (2) On-stage acts; e.g. decorative but essential to
1500 raven display of bodies; the conceptual structure,
1697 dogs display of robes and the dramatic
1706 cock structure, of Oresteia.

Net, strap, robes, Net, strap, robes,


weave, snare, yoke weave, snare, yoke
217 strap of fate 221 net
361 slung your net 251 Zeus eagle feather Net, strap, robes,
520, 894, 951 yoke 252 coils, viper weave, snare, yoke
947 weaving 479 all-embracing net 116 thick of your nets
1047 nets of doom 493-4 corks to the net 148 slipped from the nets
1071 yoke of fate 970 shroud 305 spell…chains of song
1116 net 990 snare, sheath, 336 bind the world
1117 snare winding sheet, tent, net 350 pious white robes
1129 traps him 640-43 tent robes, web 373 black robes swarming
1235 yoke 474 handsome net
1280 yoke 1038 Furies in blood-red
1287 Seer’s robes robes (Greek 10028:
1394-5 rig the nets phoinikobaptos = purple-
1402 all-embracing net dyed: Murex, sea—shell,
1404 robes of doom royalty only; see
1520 black widow’s web Agamemnon 900, 943)
1545 black widow’s web
1610 Furies’ tangling
robes
1671-2 yoke…colt

Justice
Justice 315
250, 385, 902, 1001, 1430, 796 blood of Justice
1459, 1564-5, 1589, 1635
weaves, 1639, 1643 nets Justice
of justice, 229

Path
932 Fate’s rough path
picture 1332-3
ship of state 1013 Charioteer
male / female 13 1019 Weapon
235 edge blunted
Plant 681 arrows (= arguments)
264 dynastic tree
blood
278 blood sleeps
279 stain washing clean

runner
387

water
517 lethal tide
814 raining

scales
539 strike the balance

ship
561 strike his sails

plants
670 shoots…roots
671 root them in her
soil

wine
burning wine of strife

spell
912 spell…to sing

Pan 955
[26 Pentheus]

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