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Heroic Qualities: Jocasta is the queen of Thebes, which makes her have a noble stature and some control over the kingdom.
Listen to me and learn some piece of mind no skill in the world, nothing human can penetrate the future (line 799-782)
Tragic Flaw: Jocasta suffers from hubris, because she believes that she is greater than the gods, and Oedipus should listen to her over anyone else.
Happiness to Misery: When Jocasta realizes the the prophecy is coming true, she chooses to cover up the truth instead of letting the public know, in order to save her reputation.
You're doomed- may you never fathom who you are! (line 1174-1175)
If you love your own life call off this search, my suffering is enough (line 1164-1165)
Blindness to Insight: Jocasta realizes what she has done, and the truth can not be covered anymore. She feels guilt for marrying her son and keep it from him.
The queen is dead. (line 1364)
Tragic Ending: The audience feels pity for Jocasta, because Jocasta believed that the only way out of her unfortunate situation was to take her own life.
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