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c. 410 BCE
As a member of the third generation of a cursed mythological family, Electra is driven by revenge to murder her mother, who murdered Electra's father after he sacrificed their daughter. Electra's single-minded focus on avenging her father's death puts her at the center of Sophocles's tragedy, named for her.
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