His writing included many other stylistic devices used in literature to describe ideas, objects, and emotions. He used similes, and metaphors, to bring out his imaginations from his mind and paint a clear picture on the audiences’ minds (Raeburn, & Thomas et al., 2011). He was fond of using metaphors and similes continuously in one sentence to capture the audiences’ imagination. For example, in one of the stories, one of Aeschylus' character prophetess Cassandra recites an oracle that has these phrase "scents with keen nostril the trail of ancient evil" (Beck, 1995). He was particularly enchanted with personification that he used elaborately to bring out his concepts and ideas. He used metaphoric and personified phrases such as golden- helmed, travel-trodden and beam-compacted to express his ideas( Beck, 1995). He was thought to have borrowed the style from his predecessors in the literary world such as Homer but his use of personification showed greater prowess and imagination to articulate them (1995). He personified inanimate objects which rendered his works the feel of poetry. Such phrases included when he said that Swords are both "savage-hearted" and "swift of foot,". The Agamemnon of Aeschylus: Literary Analysis and Creative Writing.
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Raeburn, David, Thomas, Oliver, and Aeschylus, The Agamemnon of Aeschylus: A commentary for students, New York, Oxford University Press, 2011, Print.
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