Essays

Sirius Chasing the Pleiades, An Essay on Euripides' Iphigeneia at Aulis
Series: Essays, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
This short essay addresses some of the opening text of Euripides' play Iphigeneia at Aulis. By investigating a couple of what appear to be throwaway lines, I found added meaning in the play, but I also came to realize how Euripides' genius at times lies deeply hidden in the subtext.
Encountering Hermes, On the Road in Greece
Series: Essays, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This short essay describes a psychic experience I had while on an extended journey through Greece. The ancient Greeks viewed Hermes as the protector of travelers, but he was more than that. He was the complete existential experience. I seemed to lead a charmed existence during that journey, and when something did go wrong, it seemed to be for a reason.