Oedipus

Oedipus
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  • Hamartia
  • I have a vague memory of murdering people, but there's no way it was my da- i mean King Laius.
  • Hubris
  • Blasphemy! I am no killer! It must have been Creon!
  • Peripetia
  • Oedipus' fatal flaw was his overwhelming pride with him trying to avoid his fate.
  • Anagnorisis
  • I took you in a s a child, but gave you away to someone more fit to take care of you.
  • You were adopted by who you believe are your parents.
  • Oedipus
  • Oedipus reveals his ego and pride in arguing with Creon and Teiresias
  • Nemis
  • Creon . . . . . . . . Teiresias
  • Oedipus
  • Oedipus' fate reversal occurs when he finally realizes he killed his blood-father and married his mother, and in his violent rage he jabs his eyes with the broaches of a toga, blinding himself.
  • Catharsis
  • Had somebody told me about what I was fated to do and become, I would have taken every precautionary step to make sure I wouldn't kill my father and wife my mother.
  • Oedipus discovers that he is the murderer he was looking for, told to him by a shepherd and messenger.
  • Shepherd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Messenger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Oedipus
  • Oedipus' unavoidable fate was of him murdering his father and marrying his mother
  • The audience had felt sympathy, pity, and sadness towards Oedipus because he had demonstrated great human qualities of being a good father, king, and husband. In his eyes, he hadn't seen how he was wrong.
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