| Quote #10
(Chorus): "In the royal palace this is the third family-storm in turn
These are the final words of the play. They summarize the problem of revenge, which is always backward looking, and tends to replicate the past in the present. What hope does this leave for the future? Will there really be no end of the cycle of violence? In this way, the theme of Memory and the Past dovetails clearly with the play's main themes of Revenge and Justice. This paves the way for Part 3 of the trilogy, Eumenides, but we won't spoil your fun in learning about (and reading) it now.