Oedipus, The Unpleasant Truth


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The scene when Oedipus finds out he was the murderer of his own father and the prophecy was true.

Storyboard Text

  • The Chorus is talking to Oedipus about his concern of the city because of the prophecy they have been told.
  • The Chorus then walks away, leaving Oedipus and Jocasta to talk about Oedipus's concerns.
  • Jocasta tells a story to Oedipus about a false prophet obtaining to Laius being murdered by the hands of his own son.
  • Oedipus realizes that what Jocasta is saying, is the same thing he had went through.
  • Oedipus asks Jocasta from whom did she hear this news, and if he can be fetched to meet.
  • Jocasta says it was a servant she had sent away, after he saw Oedipus was king, but it is possible to contact him for a meeting.
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