“Here I am – myself – you all know me, the world knows my fame: I am Oedipus. ” (159)
This quote here represents Oedipus's hubris in the novel and his ideology of believing he is superior and famous because of his socioeconomic position.
Oedipus, danmed in his birth, in his marriage damned, Damned in the blood he shed with his own hand
Catharsis, readers here feel relief, grief and sympathy here for the king
Oedipus's determination to find the murderer is just going to unknowingly expose him
Let the storm burst, my fixed resolve still holds, To learn my lineage, be it ne'er so low. [...] Nothing can make me other than I am. (1077-1086)
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