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No curse on the house of Oedipus?

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I am writing an essay proving there is no curse on the house of Oedipus. I need 3 lines from the play Oedipus the King. I have 3 from Antigone already. I don’t need any from Oedipus at Colonus. Just the 3 from Oedipus the King will do. I need help ASAP! My essay is […]

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4 examples of Oedipus’s hubris in Oedipus the King?

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It’s for an essay. I need help thinking of examples where Oedipus shows his pride. Thanks!

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Oedipus Rex the King makes no sense. Try to disprove my argument.?

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This is the better part of a short essay I had to write for school… and well, the entire story of Oedipus just seems ludicrous at this point.———–Despite Oedipus becoming a successful leader, he was apparently doomed from the moment he left his mother. Jocasta’s fear of the prophecy was exactly what made it come […]

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Was oedipus a victim of faith or could he have controlled his downfall?

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I need to write a essay on this and i have to include how he could have changed the chain of events from happening and idk the answer! PLEASE HELP

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Oedipus Rex Essay ?

i have an essay about Oedipus Rex due tomorrow. Here’s the prompt:In Oedipus Rex, Sophicles uses minor characters to reveal traits of Oedipus. Write an essay analyzing the diction and detail used to reveal Oedipus’ personality.please help !

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I need a thesis for an essay on oedipus? my first time writing a thesis essay so plz help. im lost :S?

I have to write a thesis essay on an ancient piece of literature and ive picked the play Oedipus Rex. but im kinda confused as to what my thesis should be. I m thinking along the lines of “Oedipus is a vitim of fate” or somethin like that but im not sure if I can […]

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What literary wrks(short stories or poems) are similar to Oedipus?

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i need to select another literary wrk lk short stories, poems or plays that are similar to oedipus. I am looking for short stories with underlying themes of fate, self-discovery, ignorance of truth, aristocracy, suicide or limits of free will. Please post up names of literary works that would contain atleast on of the themes! […]

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Apollo’s blindness in Oedipus the King?

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I have an essay due for english lit. Here is the prompt:Discuss the literal and symbolic blindness the King. How does this relate to Tiresais, Apollo and Oedipus?I dont understand how it relates to Apollo. I of course understand the other two but I need a little help with the Apollo part….Thanks

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What sins did Oedipus commit? apart from killing his father and marrying his mother..?

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im doing an essay on sins against Oedipus and the sins he committed.. any ideas?

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I am having trouble with Oedipus Rex.?

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I have to write a paper about Oedipus Rex and the dilemma between fate vs. freewill that exists in the play. Please please help me I really have to finish this…oh and I have tried like every website but they are all essays and make no since. Thanks everyone so much!

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