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Dealing With Fate: The Story of King Oedipus

Thebes is struck by a plague; the citizens are dying, and no one knows how to put an end to it. The people look...

Roman Culture – Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King is widely regarded as a tragedy of fate. Briefly stated, it begins with a terrible plague that destroys the city. King...

Oedipus, a very interesting character in Greek mythology

Oedipus is a very interesting character in Greek mythology. He encounters many episodes on his journey, escaping the dangers of the prophecy he was...

Oedipus as a leader

Oedipus is rather impressive as a leader. He wants to take everything on himself. When it's suggested he send for a prophet, he's already...

Star-Crossed Ignorants

No matter what anyone tries, no matter what anyone does, no matter what anyone believes they have accomplished, they have not controlled fate. Fate...

The Oedipus Complex in Galatea

Helen is in love with Powers; Powers is in love with C. ; C. only wants to forget about Powers. This may sound like...

Sophocles Oedipus The King

" A man who is highly renowned and prosperous, but one who is not pre-eminently virtuous and just, whose misfortune, however, is brought upon...

Oedipus the King short summary

Unity of Action: Each of the incidents in this play is part of a tightly constructed cause-and-effect chain. The plague in Thebes prompts Oedipus...