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Oedipus
Updated: 1/10/2020
Oedipus
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Storyboard Text

  • Anagnorisis
  • Catharsis
  • Hamartia
  • Oedipus is talking to Jocasta and realizes that he might have been the one who murdered Laius.
  • Hubris
  • Jocasta kills herself after Oedipus finds out he is her son and that he killed Laius.
  • Verbal or Dramatic Irony
  • Oedipus leaves Corinth after he finds out his parents are not his biological parents.
  • Symbolism
  • Oedipus did not believe the prophecy that he would kill his father & marry his mother.
  • That will never happen
  • Okay if that's what you believe.
  • Oedipus essentially curses the people of Thebes looking for Laius's murderer but in all reality, he was cursing himself.
  • Oedipus did not know his real parents and ended up killing his father and marrying his mother out of blindness but after figuring out that the prophecy was right he gained sight of the truth and gouged his eyes out making him physically blind.
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