by Sophocles
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Electra Justice and Judgment Quotes Page 3

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Quote #7

Then I will speak. You say you slew him. Where
Could there be found confession more depraved,
Even though the cause were righteous? (558-560)

Great argument – except this puts Electra in a sticky spot herself at the end of the play, especially since the Greeks thought matricide was worse than killing your spouse.

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