Oedipus Rex Storyboard Project

Oedipus Rex Storyboard Project

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  • Exposition
  • Conflict
  • F A T E
  • Rising Action
  • The story takes place in Ancient Greece. There was a prophecy that the king's son would one day kill him. So the man decides to attempt to kill his newborn child so that the prophecy doesn't come true. 
  • Climax
  • The conflict in this story is Man vs. Fate.
  • Falling Action
  • The baby of the king and queen of Thebes was born. The prophecy made the King want to kill his son so he left him for dead by the river with broken feet. A shepherd finds the baby and takes it with him. After growing up, the kid finds out he's adopted and tries to find his long lost parents. On the way there, he gets angry and kills an old man. 
  • Resolution
  • After becoming king of Thebes and being married with the queen, Oedipus made a shocking discovery.He finds out he married his mom, had four kids with her, and the old man he had killed was his father. He is so upset he decides to gauge out his own eyes. 
  • After gauging out his eyes, he leaves his son's behind in the village to run it. He leaves with his daughters into the forest and decides to never come back. He was blind to the truth, but now, he was blind to the world. 
  • After a while, Oedipus meets his awaited death when he is struck by lightning, which had killed him instantly. 
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