Results for: Oedipus

In Antigone

What is an Oedipus?

the story of Oedipus is that he was son of the Theban King Laius and Queen Jocasta. He was abandoned at birth in the woods and his feet had pins stuck throught them to the for (MORE)
In Antigone

What did Oedipus do?

Click link below for the whole story! Killed his father and slept w/ his mom
In Plays

What is Oedipus about?

It's about a man who was doomed to kill his father and sleep with his mother. Throughout the play he discovers the wrongs he's done
In Oedipus Rex

How old is Oedipus in 'Oedipus Rex'?

Somewhere in his forties (40s) is most likely Oedipus' age in " Oedipus Rex " by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.). Specifically, Theban King Oedipus has four children. (MORE)
In Oedipus Rex

What responsibility does Oedipus have in 'Oedipus Rex'?

Governing Thebes is Oedipus' responsibility in " Oedipus Rex " by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.). Specifically, Oedipus is king of Thebes. He shares royal powers with (MORE)
In Oedipus Rex

What is Oedipus' catharsis in 'Oedipus Rex'?

Self-blinding is Oedipus' catharsis in " Oedipus Rex " by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.). Specifically, the term catharsis describes an emotional release that cleanse (MORE)
In Oedipus Rex

Where does Oedipus pray in 'Oedipus Rex'?

It is in the royal bedroom that Oedipus gets the closest to praying in "Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.). Specifically, the term prayer describes a conf (MORE)
In Oedipus Rex

What is Oedipus' fate in 'Oedipus Rex'?

Killing his father and marrying his mother is Oedipus' fate in " Oedipus Rex " by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.). Specifically, Theban King Oedipus hears his fate fro (MORE)
In Oedipus Rex

What are Oedipus' accomplishments in 'Oedipus Rex'?

Defeating the Sphinx, ending the pestilence and solving Laius' murder are Oedipus' accomplishments in " Oedipus Rex " by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.). Specifically, (MORE)
In Oedipus Rex

Why is he named Oedipus in 'Oedipus Rex'?

Because he shuffles or because his feet are swollen are reasons why Oedipus has his particular name in " Oedipus Rex " by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.). Specifically, (MORE)