Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

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  • The flaw that causes the hero's downfall
  • Hamartia
  • "A great man once at solving riddles"
  • You solved the riddle, you should be king!
  • Hubris
  • Excessive Pride
  • I now pronounce Oedipus King of Thebes!
  • Jocasta
  • A reversal of fortune
  • Peripeteia
  • "You murderer! I only speak the truth."
  • Choragos
  • Anagnorisis
  • The moment when the hero makes a critical discovery
  • Ah god! It was true!
  • "I cut the bonds that tied your ankles."
  • The fate that cannot be avoided
  • Nemesis
  • I married my own mother
  • Catharsis
  • The feeling of pity or fear the audience experiences after the hero's downfall
  • "Bursting from his sockets like red hail"
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