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Electra

Electra

by

Sophocles

 Table of Contents

Electra Family Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Line). We used Lewis Campbell's translation.

Quote #7

ELECTRA
Harsh ways are taught by harshness. (621)

Is Electra free of responsibility because of her bad family blood?

Quote #8

AEGISTHUS
Kinship requires some mourning, even of me (1469)

Does Aegisthus really feel compelled to mourn Orestes here? Or is he just "playing the part"?

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