Reverse engineering “An Octopus” into “Agamemnon”

If Agamemnon, say, could be interpreted as a work of self-expression — toss out the characters and action and setting and then imagine these lines are from the pages of Rimbaud or from Walt Whitman, how would it look? Could you reverse engineer Leaves of Grass into a Greek Tragedy?

Stated otherwise: in order to turn Agammemnon into Saison Enfer, what would you need to do? In order to turn Agamemnon into An Octopus, what would you need to do?


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