Oedious the king by sophocles

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  • I think my water broke!
  • City of Thebes
  • Im sooooo hungry!
  • someone call a doctor!
  • Palace of Oedipus
  • please help us!
  • I curse the murderer and he will be punished!
  • Creon returns
  • people of Thebes for the plague to be lifted from the city, the murderer of Laius must be found and punished
  • No you fool you are the cause of the plague and his death!!!!!!
  • It is a rough time for the people of Thebes. Many people are dying from plagues, starvation and childbirth.
  • Tiresias
  • Since your not helping your probably an accomplice!
  • OH no hes going to find out!
  • Some priests come to ask King Oedipus for help, but he already sent his brother in law, Creon, to the oracle of the god Apollo to find out what can be done.
  • Oedipus and Jocasta
  • Opps. well im going to walk away slowly.
  • Im banishing you Creon. GET OUT!!!!!
  • WHAT!!!!! I just wanted food!
  • Laius was killed at a triple cross road by these guys but thankfully it wasn't our son who killed him
  • Creon returns and Gives the news. Oedipus curses the murderer and orders the people that they need to give any known information to him or else he will punish them.
  • Prophecys who needs them
  • that was close!
  • Oedipus hires Tiresias,the blind prophet, to help but he refused to give his prophecy. So Oedipus accuses Tiresias of Laius's death. In anger Tiresias says Oedipus is the cause of the plague and the ,murder of Laius.
  • hmmm Im kinda hungry
  • As they continue to accuse each other, Oedipus says Tiresias and Creon are plotting to over throw him. He declares to banish Creon. Jocasta, his wife, begs and tells Oedipus Creon is innocent and to let him go.
  • Please he is innocent! He has done nothing! let him go!
  • Oedipus relents. Jocasta tells him not to worry about prophecys because her prophecy was that her first husband Laius would be killed by their son and he wasn't killed by their son but by strangers.
  • well thats weird I Killed some guys there too
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