Juno has plans for Hercules, and they aren’t good. But then, are they ever?
- How does immortality affect the relationship between Juno and Jupiter? How does it affect Juno’s reactions to Jupiter’s, shall we say, indiscretions?
- Would Amphitryon and Theseus have been able to stop Hercules from killing himself? Why or why not?
- Does this play improve upon Euripides’s Heracles? How? Or why not?
- AP Credit: How does Seneca reference earlier Roman poets? How might the knowledge a Roman audience have had affect how they view the events of this play?
- What are the places in this play where Seneca demonstrates a stoic restraint of passions?