Electra story. by Robert J. Serling

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsTL686.L6 S4
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Pagination154 p.
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5877526M
LC Control Number63007715

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You'll share what counts: How you live, what you stand for, and how you're making a difference. Elektra demands the Chrysothemis help her kill their mother and Aegisth, but Chrysothemis cannot commit.

She runs away. Left alone in the courtyard, Elektra starts digging frantically into the earth in search of the ax that was used to murder her father. PAEDAGOGUS Son of him who led our hosts at Troy of old, son of Agamemnon!- now thou mayest behold with thine eyes all that thy soul hath desired so long.

There is the ancient Argos of thy yearning,- that hallowed scene whence the gadfly drove the daughter of Inachus; and there, Orestes, is the Lycean Agora, named from the wolf-slaying god; there, on the left, Hera's famous temple; and in this. Electra is the eponymous narrator of her story in the book 'Electra' by Henry Treece.

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Electra or Elektra is a Greek tragedy by Sophocles. Its date is not known, but various stylistic similarities with the Philoctetes and the Oedipus at Colonus lead scholars to suppose that it was written towards the end of Sophocles' career.

Set in the city of Argos a few years after the Trojan War, it recounts the tale of Electra and the vengeance that she and her brother Orestes take on their mother Clytemnestra and Characters: Orestes, Electra, Chrysothemis, old.

The Electra Story: The Dramatic History of Aviation's Most Controversial Airliner. Electra's grief is immediately replaced with joy, and she is in the middle of celebrating when the Old Man emerges from within the palace and hurries Orestes inside to kill Clytemnestra.

Electra remains outside, watching for Aegisthus so that he might not return unobserved. She listens excitedly to the sounds of Orestes killing Clytemnestra. Electra in no Antigone. Either in story or character. Electra has all of the anger, but none of the agency. Simply put, she waits for Orestes to act instead of taking it upon herself.

To be fair, Antigone's brothers were dead so that wasn't an option for her, but as a role model of honor Antigone is the clear winner/5. Electra is a Greek tragedy by Sophocles; the first publication date is unknown. Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.

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Despite her overwhelming passion for just revenge, Electra admits that her own actions are shameful. When Orestes arrives at last, her mood shifts from grief to joy, as Orestes carries out the bloody vengeance. Sophocles presents this story as a savage though necessary act of vengeance, vividly depicting Electra's grief, anger, and exultation.

The story goes, that she was born and raised in Asia Minor, and brought up as a pagan. At some point, she converted to Christianity, probably during the era of St. Paul. Regardless of when and where and how, she would of definitely been a very important and influential woman within her community, this is obvious by her title.

Lucinda Riley Hi Manuela, I'm so pleased you've enjoyed Electra's story, and read it so quickly as well. I hope you can understand that I can't give away anything about the future of the series you will find out more as the series continues, and I am working on Book 7 at the moment.

Electra was the daughter of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra of Mycenae in Greek mythology. She was the sister of Iphigenia and Chrysothemis, as well as Orestes, with whom they planned the murder of their mother and her lover Aegisthus, seeking revenge for the murder of their father.

When Agamemnon returned from the Trojan War along with his consort Cassandra, he was. Electra Summary. Electra opens in Mycenae, in Ancient Greece. Before we can delve into this story, we need a bit of back story.

When Agamemnon, the resident King, returned from the Trojan War, his wife Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus murdered him and usurped the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, Electra, smuggled her brother Orestes out of town so that he could.

The Sun Sister is the sixth epic story in the Seven Sisters series by the number one international bestseller Lucinda Riley. To the outside world, Electra d'Apliese seems as though she is the woman who has everything: as one of the world's top models, she is beautiful, rich and famous/5.

If you have read or listened to any book in the Kid Sensation series by Kevin (which are all brilliant) then you will know that Electra is the main hero's girlfriend but in this book she gets her own story and what a great story /5.

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Elektra initially recorded folk music, ethnic music, jazz and gospel, although it. THE ELECTRA STORY. I had an original copy of this book in hardcover which I sold years ago.

I decided it was time to read the very interesting story again and found a great deal on a paperback version on Ebay. The book is still just as compelling (especially if you are into airplanes) as ever and this paperback was a great bargain. Highly recommend5/5(1).

Book Review: The Electra Story As the jet age dawned for commercial air transport, the major U.S. aircraft manufacturers found themselves playing catch-up to the British, who had put the first pure jet airliner, the De Havilland Comet, into service infollowed shortly thereafter by the turboprop Vickers Viscount in Sophocles's version of the Electra story was written around BCE, and it is difficult to read it without thinking of Euripides's Electra and the middle portion of Aeschylus's trilogy, the Oresteia, which recounts the same events.

When Aeschylus told the story, he did so with an eye to the ethical issues associated with a blood feud. Electra. Electra is the eldest daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon. Poorly treated by her mother and her mother's husband, Aegisthus, she spends her days mourning her father's murder and awaiting the return of her brother, Orestes, whom she believes will help her to carry out that which she most longs for: vengeance for her father's death.

Electra and Orestes were shedding blood for blood because of their mother’s sins but still everything their mother had put them through isn’t a fair enough motive to kill. Book Summary. In the first act, Electra’s husband has a monolog about Electra’s innocence, her. Electra Audiobook SOPHOCLES Chapter Time Part I Part II Part III Electra (Storr Translation) SOPHOCLES ( BC.

Euripides' Electra (Ancient Greek: Ἠλέκτρα, Ēlektra) is a play probably written in the mid s BC, likely before is unclear whether it was first produced before or after Sophocles' version of the Electra ters: Electra, Orestes, Clytemnestra, Castor.

The story of Electa The scene of the fifth Star Point is laid in Asia Minor, a peninsula lying between the Black Sea on the north and the Mediterranean Sea on the south. On the west coast of the peninsula in Lydian, near the mouth of the Cayster river, situated on high ground of a fertile plain, is Ephesus, the residence of Saint John from.

It was a very good story that is largely overlooked. I don’t think Miller ever meant for Elektra to be a super-hero, so all her stories in the 90s and early s are skippable. After Elektra:Assassin, Del Mundo’s book handles Elektra closer to Miller’s vision. Lucinda Riley introduces the characters at the heart of her bestselling Seven Sisters series.

The highly anticipated sixth book in the series, The Sun Sister, follows the story of Electra D’Aplièse from Manhattan to the plains of Africa as she learns about her heritage and discovers what is really worth fighting for.

When I first had the idea of writing a series of books based on the Seven. He asked Lockheed to equip a Super Electra with 1,horsepower engines and the latest in radio and navigation equipment.

The Electra proved more than up to the task, averaging mph for Hughes, who flew around the world in a flight time of just 71 hours, 11 minutes, and 10 seconds. This week the expansion of the Daredevil line at Marvel Comics is complete with the launch of Elektra #1 created by writer Matt Owens and artist Author: Chase Magnett.

And so the story of this movie begins when Elektra is a mythical assassin, slaying DeMarco with one of her Sai daggers, in his own manor. Elektra is engaged then in a new job to slay a still.

It was the fifth century Athenian tragedians who recognised the brutal power of the Electra story. Despite being little more than a footnote to Homer, this torrid tale of a sister and brother taking revenge their mother (Clytemnestra) for the murder of their father is rich in dramatic particular, Electra herself is a playwright’s dream: wronged, bitter, wrathful, erudite.

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Simon & Schuster Pub. 11 1/2" by 9" HC Book/DJ. Robert Jerome Serling (Ma – May 6, ) was an American novelist and aviation writer.

Born in Cortland, New York, Serling graduated from Antioch College. He became full-time aviation editor for United Press International in He wrote at least eight novels and sixteen books of nonfiction.

His novel The President's Plane Is Missing was made into a made-for-TV film Genre: Non-fiction, Historical fiction, Aviation stories. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Serling, Robert J.

Electra story. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type. Check out this great listen on The myth of Electra is retold in this master work by Ancient Greek playwright Sophocles.

After the murder of her father at the hands of her mother, the housebound Electra discovers that her last hope for freedom may be lost.

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But beneath the veneer, and fuelled.Whether we use BLURB or another publisher, large format and high-quality production values will be the standard for the Earhart Electra book. An initial grant from TIGHAR member Larry Inman in made it possible to lay the groundwork for this important project, and Larry’s fabulous Remember Amelia personal collection will be an important resource.

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