Electra Fate and Free Will Quotes
How we cite our quotes:
ORESTES Gods, but let me found A wealthy line of fair posterity! (71-2)
Compare Orestes's prayer Apollo to Clytemnestra's later prayer. Are they asking for similar things? Is either one justified in their asking?
ELECTRA Evil fruit Cannot but follow on a life of ill. (308-9)
Does this line of reasoning absolve Electra from responsibility for her actions?
CHRYSOTHEMIS Methinks 'twas some dread vision, seen by night. (410)
Dreams were considered divine intervention; this may be a message from the gods.