With Andromaque French tragedy ceased to be oratorical, and became essentially poetic.
The spark is lighted when Pyrrhus declares to Andromaque that if she will not marry him he will execute her son.
Lithen: Andromaque ith a queen whothe huthband hath been killed; Pyrrhuth here wanth to marry her, and the wont.
His death, which occurred in 1668, is said to have been caused by over-exertion as Orestes in Racine's Andromaque.
Her reception as Hermione, in Andromaque, in March 1774, was the first sign of the coming storm.
Racine revealed himself in the Andromaque as the "first modern poet."
Then, on August 22, I played with immense success the rle of Andromaque.
I thought of the preceding night, of the Orestes of Andromaque who agreed to sacrifice Pyrrhus.
Corneille continued to write for the stage, and Racine's first play, the "Andromaque," was presented in 1667.
This, of course, was little Rachel, who was about to play the part of Hermione in Andromaque.