Electra Revenge Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Line). We used Lewis Campbell's translation.
I'll tell thee all I know. If thou persist
In these thy wailings, they will send thee far
From thine own land, and close thee from the day,
Where in a rock-hewn chamber thou may'st chant
Thine evil orisons in darkness drear. (379-382)
This raises the dramatic stakes on Orestes taking action quickly.
Yea, when a thing is right, it is not well
Idly to wrangle, but to act with speed. (466)
Chrysothemis is suddenly all about duty, now that there is no risk of getting caught. Think about what this reveals about her character.