Oedipus Rex - Jacoba Luna

Updated: 9/3/2021
Oedipus Rex - Jacoba Luna

Storyboard Text

  • A messenger comes and tells Jocasta and Oedipus that Polybus, Oedipus' father, is dead.
  • Because of this, Jocasta and Oedipus start to believe that the prophecy was fake.
  • The messenger says that Oedipus isnt Polybus' son, and that he was given Oedipus. They call the shepherd who saved Oedipus.
  • The shepherd reveals that Oedipus is Laius' and Jocasta's child.
  • Because of this, Jocasta kills herself and Oedipus blinds himself.
  • To save Thebes from the plague, and out of shame, Oedipus leaves Thebes with his two daughters.