Oedipus Plot

Oedipus Plot

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  • Exposition
  • I will put you on the hill instead!
  • Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • Oedipus was born. Prophecy stated he would kill dad and marry mother. Parents sent him to drown in river. Servant spares him and puts him on hill to be found by King of Coren
  • Climax
  • The Prophecy states he will hurt his family.
  • Falling Action
  • He runs away from his adopted parents after learning that he would kill his parents. KIlls father by accident. Finds sphinx and kills it and becomes King of old home. Marries mother. Learns that his wife is mother.
  • Resolution
  • Wife kills herself and Oedipus gouges out his eyes.
  • Exiles himself after learning he completed the prophecy of killing his father and marrying his mother.
  • Oedipus has lost both of his families from running away and killing them He lives as a blind man now outside of his home.
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