Electra's Relationship with Orestes

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  • Created on: 11-05-14 17:52
  • Electra and Orestes' scenes together provides some of the most interesting and moving moments within in the play
  • As she rescused him and protected him from their mother, she sees him as almost as her own child
  • She has waited years in a God like admiration for Orestes' return, so that he avenge their father's death; this means she devastated by his "death" and even has suidical thoughts
  • This is supported by her comments following Chrysothemis' rejection, she

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