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Elektra – the child who would be cleansed of pain

ESSAY: Sophocles' Elektra asks the question: what happens to a human being who fails to formulate for himself who her revenge is directed at and why? Is it the need for revenge that drives us, the urge to punish someone who has ruined for us? And what about young, religious terrorists today who, out of love for the "ruler," perform cruel rituals and rites?