Electra Morality and Ethics Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Line). We used Lewis Campbell's translation.
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?
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?