throwback to those oedipus good ol' BC days. also, the amount of sassiness seeping from Sophocles' pen makes it incredibly hard for me to take this play seriously. i mean, isn't it ironic to consider any PLAY as SERIOUS?
Supposedly, she only left hope in the box and that is what gets us through these hard times. But also note that Pandora was created as punishment for Prometheus who stole fire and created mankind that rivaled Zeus power.