Oedipus Storyboard

Oedipus Storyboard

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Tatum Westley Period 2 Lewis

Storyboard Text

  • Mimesis: re-presentation of nature,what man and nature have in common
  • I married my MOTHER?!?!?! And had CHILDREN with her?!?!?!?!
  • It's called the Oedipus complex. It's when offspring are attracted to characteristics of their parents.
  • Catharsis: The feelings of pity and fear make the hero purge their emotions leaving them with a sense of self-awareness and renewal
  • I shall blind myself so that I never have to look upon my shameful family again.
  • Harmartia: "tragic flaw," a hero's error of judgement or frailty
  • "Get out of my sight you bling old man. You don't know what you're talking about."
  • "You are the plaque of thebes. You are the murderer"
  • Peripeteia: the shift of the hero’s fortune from good to bad,ironic twist
  • "Citizens of Thebes, I vow to find the killer of Laius and execute him at any cost!"
  • "Oedipus is my savior as well as this cities. I love him"
  • Anagnorisis: the startling discovery that produces a change from ignorance to knowledge
  • "I found you on the mountain when you were a baby with your ankles tied together. The King and Queen of Corinth aren't your real parents."
  • Pathos: Human suffering
  • "When will the plaque end! We're too sick to work, our crops won't grow, and there's a sphinx terrorizing our kingdom!" *cough cough*
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