Legend of Oedipus

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  • Exposition
  • The prophet states that your son will kill you and marry your son.
  • Conflict
  • Your fate
  • Rising Action
  • I'm on my way to Theves to lead the prophet from not coming true.
  • The King and Queen of Theves had a baby which a wizard as told them of prophecy in which states that their son will the king and marry the queen. The King couldn't let that happen so he sent one of his servants to go throw the baby in the river. The King's servant felt bad that instead of throwing the baby in the river he just left the baby for dead on the mountain.
  • Climax
  • YOU King Oedipus are the one whom killed your father and married your mother
  • THE PROPHECY CAME TRUE!!!!!
  • A shepard found the baby and gave it to the King and Queen of Corneth since the Queen cannot concieve.In the story Oedipus will then come to realize that he cannot escape his fate and the prophecy will soon be true. You cannot escape fate no matter ho hard you try.
  • Falling Action
  • I cannot stay here in the kingdom of Theves I must banish myself!
  • While in a bar a man told Oedipus about the prophecy, he believed that the people that raised him are his birth parents so he leaves Corneth trying to avoid the prophecy. Little does he know he's going to Theves which is in the direction of his actual birth parents.
  • Resolution
  • For I am blind
  • Many years has passed and Oedipus has become the King of Theves while killing a sphynx. Oedipus was then told that he was the one who killed the previous which was his father and married the Queen which was his mother. He then went to confront his wife since he thought she has lied to him to only see that she has hung herself.
  • He didn't know what to do since he know figured out that the prophecy came true.For all this was so overwhelming for Oedipus that he has then decided it is best if he banished himself from Theves. 
  • Oedipus was so traumatized of everything from his wife that he took his own eyes out. He then left with his children to be for the rest of his life an old poor blind man. 
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