Oedipus's plot

Oedipus's plot

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  • Exposition
  • Confilct
  • Rising action
  • When Oedipus was younger he had a father that was a king but the father found out about what his son would do to him that he would kill his father when he grew up so he left his son behind so he would died he later he was found by a fisherman and was given to a family that could not have one but years later he was drinking and was told he was adopted
  • Climax
  • After he was told that he was adopted he went to a girl her name was Oracle she knew the fate of Oedipus but did not tell him about what she said was that he was going to kill his father and marry his mother Oedipus did not want that to happen so left so he does not hurt his mom and dad 
  • Falling action
  • When Oedipus left he was crossing the same path as the king but the king hit Oedipus by being in his way so Oedipus kill the king and his guards but one of them got away later he might a sphinx that had a riddle if he get's it right he becomes king if not he dies but he say the riddle right and the sphinx fell off a cliff and died and then he became king and married the queen and they had four kids
  • Resolution
  • A few years later and the lands of Thebes was plagued and everything was dying Oedipus had to find the one who killed the king so the place was not plagued no more so he went to the blind man that knew all so Oedipus went to him and asked who did it the blind man said it was him who did it Oedipus was so mad because the queen knew that it was him but before he could kill her she hung herself
  • Oedipus was so sad and mad about it all he got a knife and toke his eyeballs out so he could not see he left the kingdom with his two daughters they became poor and lived on the sheets 
  • His two daughters died and then his two sons that here in the kingdom died as well for being weak years later and Oedipus was later killed by lighting and his story finally ended 
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