| Quote #1
THE OLD SLAVE
What does it mean that Orestes's arrival in Mycenae corresponds to dawn breaking? In other words, is the time of Orestes's arrival significant?
| Quote #2
The Chorus claims that Agamemnon was murdered on account of the lust Clytemnestra and Aegisthus felt for each other. But Clytemnestra will later deny this claim. Unfortunately, we have no way of telling what motivated Clytemnestra and Aegisthus to carry out the regicide.
| Quote #3
Electra claims she is compelled to mourn her father. Does this mean she doesn't actually want to, and is only fulfilling a daughterly duty?