Electra Fate and Free Will Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Line). We used Lewis Campbell's translation.
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?
Cannot but follow on a life of ill. (308-9)
Does this line of reasoning absolve Electra from responsibility for her actions?
Methinks 'twas some dread vision, seen by night. (410)
Dreams were considered divine intervention; this may be a message from the gods.