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Oh, Poe! Nepenthe /nɨˈpɛnθiː/ (Ancient Greek: νηπενθές) is a medicine for sorrow, literally an anti-depressant – a "drug of forgetfulness" mentioned in ancient Greek literature and Greek mythology

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throwback to those oedipus good ol' BC days. also, the amount of sassiness seeping from Sophocles' pen makes it incredibly hard for me to take this play seriously. i mean, isn't it ironic to consider any PLAY as SERIOUS?

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anagnorisis \ an-ag-NAWR-uh-sis, -NOHR- \ , noun; 1. (in ancient Greek tragedy) the critical moment of recognition or discovery, especially preceding peripeteia.

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xyst zist , noun; 1. (in an ancient Roman villa) a garden walk planted with trees. 2. (in ancient Greek and Roman architecture) a covered portico, as a promenade.

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