One of the greatest of the classic Greek tragedies and a masterpiece of dramatic construction. Catastrophe ensues when King Oedipus discovers he has inadvertently killed his father and married his mother. Masterly use of dramatic irony greatly intensifies impact of agonizing events. Sophocles' finest play, Oedipus Rex ranks as a towering landmark of Western drama. Explanatory footnotes.
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Review: Oedipus Rex and AntigoneUser Review - Bethany Kelso - Goodreads
I liked the characters and the lessons, but the ending is just too depressing (for both Oedipus and Antigone). And, of course, it is fairly hard to read as well. Read full review
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4 stars for the sheer poetry, 3 stars for the plot. Read full review
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Oedipus the King (Greek Oἰδίπoυς τύραννoς, Oedipus Tyrannus, or "Oedipus the Tyrant"), also known as Oedipus Rex, is a Greek tragedy, written by Sophocles ...
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Sophocles and His Tragedies
Biography of ancient Greek dramatist Sophocles and analysis of his poetic qualities
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Fate and the Hero in Oedipus Rex
An essay that answers whether Oedipus was a victim of fate or of hisown actions
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Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
Oedipus Rex Sophocles, 496-406 bc. Main Characters. Oedipus - The story revolves around Oedipus and his search for the cause of the blight on his city ...
84.02.03: Sophocles' Oedipus Rex
Sophocles' Oedipus Rex. by Maureen C. Howard. Contents of Curriculum Unit 84.02.03:. Narrative. To Guide Entry. This unit is currently not available. to top ...
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The Age Education
Oedipus Rex demonstrates the extent to which this suggestion was anathema to Sophocles. ... The extended metaphor of sight and seeing pervades Oedipus Rex; ...
English: Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex. Sophocles' "Oedipus the King" is a tragic play which discusses the tragic discovery of Oedipus that he has killed his father and married his ...
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Oedipus King Oedipus Rex Sophocles Essays -- Tragic and Dramatic ...
Oedipus King Oedipus Rex Sophocles Essays - Tragic and Dramatic Irony in Oedipus the King (Oedipus Rex)
Encounters with Oedipus Rex
The Oedipus complex: Insight into the often unexpected sexual behavior of young children
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ISADORA DUNCAN IN 'OEDIPUS REX'; Dancer Gives First Presentation ...
Isadora Duncan and her company gave their first presentation of Sophocles's "Oedipus Rex" at the Century Opera House last night, and it was made apparent by ...
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