Oedipus Plot

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  • Exposition
  • Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • The KIng and Queen decide to leave the baby to die so that he won't kill his father when he grows up as the oracle told them he would eventually do.
  • Climax
  • This is the conflict which is man vs fate which would be Oedipus vs the Oracle.
  • Falling Action
  • Oedipus solves the sphinx's riddle and leads him to kill himself some days after he killed some men with his bare hands because they had poked him because he was walking too slow. For killing the Sphinx he gets offered to be the king of thebes since they didn't have one . He married had kids with the Queen even though she was way older.
  • Resolution
  • Oedipus gouges his eyes out after he finds out that he killed his father and had kids and married his own mother.
  • Oedipus ends up roaming the streets with his daughters as a poor and blind man and he leaves his sons in charge of thebes.
  • Oedipus ends up roaming the streets alone blind and eventually gets killed when struck by lightning.
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