Oedipus Plot

Oedipus Plot

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  • Exposition
  • Conflict
  • FATE
  • Rising Action
  • The king and queen have a baby and was told the king was going to be murdered by his son.  To avoid that, he banished his son and told a slave to bring him up top a mountain to die.
  • Climax
  • Man vs Fate
  • Falling Action
  • Oedipus grows up, and hearing around that he was adopted, so he visits the oracle and she tells him he is going to kill his dad. He runs away from his adopted parents, unknowingly runs into his real dad on his way to Thebes, and kills him. He goes all the way and defeats the Sphinx, and marries the queen, his mom. 
  • Resolution
  • After he hears the news, he gouges his eyes out after seeing his hanged mom in their home.
  • He leaves his sons behind and takes his two daughters and banishes himself from Thebes. 
  • His daughters die after a while, and soon roams the earth as a blind, poor man.
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