The Trojan Women



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Argive Term Analysis

A Greek person.

Argive Quotes in The Trojan Women

The The Trojan Women quotes below are all either spoken by Argive or refer to Argive. For each quote, you can also see the other terms and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
The Cost of War Theme Icon
). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the University of Chicago Press edition of The Trojan Women published in 2013.
Line 1-97 Quotes

The will of the Argive Hera and Athena won
its way against my will. Between them they broke Troy.
So I must leave my altars and great Ilium,
since once a city sinks into sad desolation
the gods’ state sickens also, and their worship fades.

Related Characters: Poseidon (speaker), Athena, Hera
Page Number: 23
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Argive Term Timeline in The Trojan Women

The timeline below shows where the term Argive appears in The Trojan Women. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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...his grave, if he were given one. She considers “here lies a little child the Argives killed, because they were afraid of him,” which she describes as “the epitaph of Greek... (full context)