Write your thesis statement and provide three areas you will need to analyze/discuss in your essay to prove the thesis.


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If you’re having difficulty with the thesis, find a quote or song lyric that you can use as a critical lens. Interpret the lens into your own words and explain how it applies (or doesn’t apply) to Prometheus Bound.


Key Words to Search for a Quote: tyranny, Tyrant, rebel, rebellion, fate, destiny, hero, tragic hero, tragedy


For example: Prometheus, in Aeschylus’ Prometheus Bound, behaves more like a studdborn teen instead of a tragic hero.


In this paper, I will need to discuss

  1. the definition of a hero
  2. how Prometheus fits the definition; emphasis on the positives
  3. how Prometheus does not fit the definition; emphasis on the negatives