The Birth of Tragedy (pt. 4)

Friedrich Nietzsche When reading sections 6-8 I absorbed nothing. The author is too obscure with his writing that I cannot understand what he was trying to get across in the slightest. The only thing I think he mentioned in these sections was the purpose of the chorus in Greek tragedy. Personally I think the Chorus … Continue reading The Birth of Tragedy (pt. 4)


Euripides Medea was a tale I have never read before. It was not as intriguing as Oedipus Rex or Agamemnon, but wasn't a difficult read in the least. I only found a couple quotes within the text that intrigued me. "The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable, is that which rages in the place … Continue reading Medea

Oedipus Rex

Sophocles I had read this tale about five years ago, my sophomore year of high school, and basically only remembered what an Oedipus complex is. This was a quick read, but a very tragic one. Oedipus essentially is destined to ruin his own life and that of his family. "I mean to fight for him … Continue reading Oedipus Rex