Las cautivas de la casa real de Troya: Casandra y Polixena

This paper analyzes gender relations in Euripide’s tragedies The Trojan Women and Hecuba regarding rape, ritual sacrifice and physical, sexual and symbolic violence against the royal captives Polixena and Kassandra as they both face their destiny as slaves after the Troyan war.

Main Author: Álvarez Espinoza, Nazira
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Escuela de Lenguas Modernas, Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/rlm/article/view/19677
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23490
Summary: This paper analyzes gender relations in Euripide’s tragedies The Trojan Women and Hecuba regarding rape, ritual sacrifice and physical, sexual and symbolic violence against the royal captives Polixena and Kassandra as they both face their destiny as slaves after the Troyan war.