HumSit Alpha - Character IDs

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Main suitor; plotted to kill polytrophic hero's son
Greek god of drama; seeks a good playwright to save Athens; Moderator of Dramatic Debate
Action-oriented, anti-discussion Athenian general
Athenian supporter of deliberation in the Mytilenean Debate
The 'First Athenian,' great orator, dies from plague
Avenger of Agamemnon; pursued by the daughters of night
Biblical debator and friend of Job
Greek god of reason and logic; supports marital bond
Non-human character; challenger of Job
Debating playwright; avant-garde champion of the common man; loses debate
Virgin goddess of wisdom; acknowledges role of daughters of night
Wife of polytrophic hero; paragon of females
Biblical debator and friend of Job
Faithful follower tested by God; questions why he suffers
Author of The Eumenides
Author of The Odyssey
Phaecian king, gives polytrophic hero passage back home
Polytrophic hero of famous Greek epic poem
DescriptionCharacter
Suitor who tries to bargain for their lives
Greek god of the Underworld; host of the Dramatic Debate
Swineherd loyal to polytrophic hero
Nymph on the isle of Ogygia
Doorkeeper of Hades; whips god of drama and servant
Servant of Greek god of drama; proves to be more intelligent and wit
Agamemnon's wife. cheats on him with Aegisthus
Half-brother of Greek god of drama; loves pea soup
Debating playwright; more traditional champion of classical, idolized, heroic characters; wins debate
Flamboyant and ambitious Athenian statesman and general; fights for Sparta when betrayed by Athens
Polytrophic hero's son; comes of age throughout poem
Athenian opponent of Sicilian Expedition; Athens loses when he becomes general
Author of The History of the Peloponnesian War
Daughter sacrificed by Agamemnon
Author of The Frogs
Biblical debator and friend of Job
Biblical debator; repeated what the three other friend/debators said; existence questioned
Daughters of night; support familial bond

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