Oedipus Rex


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  • Hamartia
  • I say that you are the murderer whom you seek.
  • Now twice you have spat out infamy. You'll pay for it!
  • Hubris
  • I, Oedipus, who bear the famous name.
  • Peripeteia
  • Polybos was not your father.
  • The flaw that causes the heroes downfall
  • Anagnorisis
  • Teiresias
  • Ah God! It was true! All the prophecies! I, Oedipus, Oedipus, damned in his birth, in his marriage, O Light, may I look on you for the last time! damned, damned in the blood he shed with his own hand!
  • Oedipus
  • Excessive pride
  • Nemesis
  • Your son will kill his father and marry his mother.
  • Oedipus
  • A reversal of fortune
  • Catharsis
  • Oedipus
  • And I weep for you-having no strength to see you, I weep for you when I think of the bitterness that men will visit upon you all your lives.
  • Messanger
  • The moment when the hero makes a critical discovery
  • Oedipus
  • A fate that cannot be avoided
  • King Lauis and Jocasta
  • The oracle ends up coming true. It was unavoidable no matter what measures were taken to prevent it.
  • The feeling of pity or fear the audience experiences after the heroes fall
  • Oedipus
  • Antigone and Ismene
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