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Electra

Electra

by Sophocles
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Electra Morality and Ethics Quotes

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Quote #1

ELECTRA Not unashamed, assure thee, I stand here, Little as thou mayest deem it. Well I feel My acts untimely and my words unmeet. But your hostility and treatment force me Against my disposition to this course. (616-620)


Of what exactly is Electra ashamed?

Quote #2

CLYTEMNESTRA To be a mother hath a marvelous power: No injury can make one hate one's child. (770-771)


This is a surprising outburst from Clytemnestra. Is she being genuine here?

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