Electra's Relationship with the Chorus

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  • Created by: Isabella
  • Created on: 11-05-14 17:10
  • Electra's relationship with the Chorus is vital, especially at the start of the play before Orestes' return
  • The Chorus is a mother figure to her, offering advice, comfort and support that she couldn't receive from her real mother Clytenmenstra 
  • Electra feels isolated, and has no one share her thoughts and feelings with aside from the Chorus
  • Electra's injustice is supported by the Chorus, though they advise her caution in her revenge, and to moderate her anger to avoid her destroying herself through grief for her father.
  • However, Electra is criticised

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