Study Guide

The Flies Characters

By Jean-Paul Sartre

Orestes

Orestes is the son of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra. As an infant, he was sent away from...

Zeus

For a king of the gods, the Zeus we meet in The Flies certainly spends a lot of time acting like...

Electra

When we first meet Electra, the girl is a rebellious teenager. From her angry banter with...

King Aegisthus

Aegisthus is the current King of Argos, having murdered Agamemnon fifteen years earlier to usurp...