HumSit Alpha - Character IDs

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Can you name the characters from the works we've read thus far?

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

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