Oedipus
Updated: 2/4/2021
Oedipus

Storyboard Text

  • @#$%*&!
  • Oedipus' hamartia is his anger issues. He makes quick decisions while angry which have negative consequences for him. This is the cause of his downfall.
  • Hamartia
  • I'm the best!
  • Oedipus' hubris leads him to believe that he can solve the Kings murder. He refuses to listen to the blind man, believing that there is no way that he could be Laius' murderer.
  • Hubris
  • Oedipus did it!
  • Peripetieia
  • Oedipus' downfall begins when the blind seer accuses him of killing Laius, although this is the truth, Oedipus does not believe him.
  • OH NO!
  • Oedipus' Anagnorisis occurs when he realizes that he is the one who killed Laius and the Prophecy has come true.
  • Anagnorisis
  • Catastrophe
  • Catastrophe occurs with the death of Oedipus wife and mother Jocasta, he also stabs out his eyes.
  • Oedipus is pitied in the sorry state he put himself in, he is blind and no longer king. But his pitiful state makes the audience feel bad for him.
  • Catharsis