The Chorus are past military age, and are come to learn from Clytemnestra why there is sacrifice throughout all Argos.
Clytemnestra has announced to the chorus the capture of Troy.
Iphigenia (Iphigeni′a) was a daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra.
The self-sufficingness of Clytemnestra is the main point in her portrait.
He enters to find her in tears, and a violent scene between him and Electra follows, in which Clytemnestra interposes.
There is no doubt about the deed: Clytemnestra was slain by her own son.
Clytemnestra is not brought on the stage to speak for herself.
Clytemnestra bowed coldly, and said she was sure it would be vastly amusing.
Clytemnestra's sinister smiles always made gisthus feel exactly as if something was disagreeing with him—so he stayed.
In 1855 Clytemnestra and other Poems appeared, while Marah was a posthumous work.