Oedipus the king

Oedipus the king

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  • Oedipus, Creon, Daughters, Jocasta, Shepherd, Guard
  • Oedipus the king by: Sophocles 
  • "I pitied the little baby, master, hoped he'd take him off to his own country, far away, but he saved him for this, this fate. If you are the man he says you are, believe me, you were born for  pain."
  • "O god- all come true, all burst the light! O light-now let me look my last on you! I stand revealed at last- cursed in my birth, cursed in marriage, cursed in the lives I cut down with these hands!"
  • Characters  By/Lorena Romero 
  • "You, you'll see no more the pain I suffered, all the pain I caused! Too long  you looked on the ones you never should have been....
  • "Yes, it's my doing. I know the joy they gave you all these years, the joy you must feel now."
  • The shepherd confirmed that they things the messenger was saying were true. 
  • "Please... my king. Grant it, with all your noble heart. If I could hold them, just once, I'd think I had them with me, like the early days when I could see their eyes."
  • Oedipus ended leave through the doors crying.
  • "How I weep for you- I cannot see you now.. just thinking of all your days to come, the bitterness, the life that rough mankind will thrust upon you."
  • Oedipus finds out Jocasta committed suicide, he grabs the pins from her robe and starts stabbing himself in the eyes.  
  • Oedipus is telling Creon to not do anything to his children to his boys they can live anywhere. But his two daughters he wants Creon to take good care of them, wants to see them one last time. 
  •  Oedipus asked Creon if he can talk to his girl's one last time. Creon agrees and Oedipus is telling them how thanks to him their not going to get married or have children because of the curse her put down on them. Creon tells the guards to take them inside the palace. 
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