Oedipus the King

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Sophocles
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3,38 MB
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Oedipus the King.pdf
ISBN
6919440453660

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The famed Athenian tragedy in which Oedipus's own faults contribute to his tragic downfall. A great masterpiece on which Aristotle based his aesthetic theory of drama in the Poetics and from which Freud derived the Oedipus complex, King Oedipus puts out a sentence on the unknown murderer of his father Laius. By a gradual unfolding of incidents, Oedipus learns that he was the assassin and that Jocasta, his wife, is also his mother.

There are many universal lessons to be learned by Oedipus and his tragic story; lessons that ... Oedipus is the king of Thebes and protagonist of the play. As the story opens he is he is unaware that he has murdered king Laius, his father and married to his mother Jocasta.

Oedipus wants to help them. What conditions in ... This classic (Greek) tale tells how a noble youth accidentally marries his own mother, kills his own father (deliberately) and ends up paying a terrible price for invoking the wrath of the Gods.

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