The Death of Pettiness


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Oedipus killed his unknown father, King Laius, after he pushed him for not moving out of his way on a a path with his club.

Storyboard Text

  • King Laius and Oedipus meet face to face after many years, unknowing of their father/son relationship.
  • After being pushed by Laius, Oedipus retaliates by hitting him with his club and, unknowingly, kills his father with the powerful blow.
  • Oedipus walks away, heading for the City of Thebes where he will free the people there of the Sphinx and, unknowingly, marry his mother, become king, and have children with her.
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