Can someone help me answer this essay question on Oedipus the King?





Discuss sophocles' use of ismene and antigone to arouse pity for Oedipus.My teacher assigned this essay to my honors class. I just need an example or two because we weren't allowed to take the book home. Thank you.



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One Answer to “Can someone help me answer this essay question on Oedipus the King?”

  1. ligibly says:

    so we just did the play Antigone in my english class. but think about how Ismene and Antigone are kind of looked down on for what their father did (kill his dad and marry his mother) also umm maybe something about how Antigone gets sent to death by her uncle who claimed the throne after Oedipus left. (she is sent to death cuz she buried her brother Polyneices after Creon (her uncle) claimed noone should mourn him cuz hes a traitor