Asks Tagged ‘oedipus’


By today’s standards, is Oedipus in any sense guilty, and if so, of what?

How can I relate Oedipus the King to something current?

I am writing an essay on Oedipus the King and I have to relate it to something current but I cannot think of anything. Please help

How does the Oedipus Complex and Greek Mythology relate?

I am having a very difficult time with this Essay for my Mythology and Fable class. This is the link to the rubric, [external link] …I must have a two page essay, filled with clear concepts of the relation between this Complex and Mythology. For ease of access for anyone who may be able to […]

How can I find information on the theme of Fate in the Greek play Oedipus Rex?

I have to do a research paper for my English class, but all I can find is sparknotes and websites where you buy other people’s essays that THEY wrote in high school. I’m not going to plaigarize, and sparknotes isn’t teachers’ favorite source. Does anyone know of any sources I can use for this? Thank […]

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.

Help! how can i write a 5 paragraph essay about oedipus the king?

ok, my teacher is very moody all the frkn time…im quiet in class, but my classmates aren’t…they d0nt ever seem to shut she just gave us this essay to write about oedipus the king, and idk how to do it……HELP ME PLZ! User tags:oedipus essays 5 paragraphs

What is one example of Dramatic Irony in Oedipus Rex?

I have to write an essay on Oedipus Rex, using three examples of dramatic irony found in the play. I need to be able to elaborate on these examples quite a bit, since they will each have their own paragraph. These are the two I have so far:1. He flees Cornith to try and avoid […]

How do Oedipus’ fatal flaws lead to his downfall? ?

My I.B. world lit essay is due within a few days and I have complete writers block, my question to you is:How do Oedipus’ fatal flaws lead to his downfall/isolate him?My real question is actually a comparative essay — “Oedipus and Meursault’s fatal flaws isolate them and lead to their downfall. Discuss” but I doubt […]