The King Must Die


Thesis: Although Theseus does not always make the correct choice to the difficult decisions that he encounters, he is a good person who often does what he can for the good of the people.


Childhood: - Saves friend from bull.


- put himself in a dangerous situation for the good of his friend.


- Many of us would not do this.


-is tenacious in his belief about his father despite what other people say.


- Theseus cleans Isthmus road b/c of Dexios’ death


- danger, good of people


Eleusis: - Changes laws in Eleusis so that everyone’s life is better (men have no power)


- does what he thinks will be best for the general good of the people.


- Attacks Sinis, burglar and splits his share w/ troops


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