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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or in the manner of a Greek dramatist.

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  • She is an expert in Aeschylean tragedies.
  • There is little in this play but long choral odes; yet one or two Aeschylean features are evident.
  • Similar vagaries of pitch arise through Carson's decision to replicate Aeschylean word-coinages, where two words are compounded into one.
  • If the Aeschylean conception of sōphrosynē can be glossed by the Apolline “Nothing in excess” and “Think mortal thoughts,” the Sophoclean virtue is closer to for more
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