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Oedipusopoly

introduction to Oedipus - 10th grade honors
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kelley ford

on 1 March 2016

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Transcript of Oedipusopoly

Let's
Oedipus Rex
A play by Sophochles
What do you
know about it?
Oedipus T. Rex
Sophocles
Athens
5th century B.C.
Tragedy
Theban Plays
Aristotle's
Poetics
Define
when a person experiences a reversal of fortune due to a fatal error (mistake) producing suffering and insight on the part of the protagonist, and arousing fear and pity on the part of the audience
Hamartia
fatal error or mistake leading to catastrophe
Tragic Error
Peripateia
reversal of fortune
an action on part of the protagonist that changes his situation from seemingly secure to vunerable
Anagnorisis
tragic recognition or insight
moment of clarity - tragic hero understands the fate he has entangled himself in
Hubris
Excessive Pride
Dionysus
semi circle
rising tiers
orchestra
masks
chorus
TErminology
skene
irony
situational
dramatic
verbal
foreshadowing
themes
and
Motifs

fate
free will
who's at fault?
Audience
Myth of Oedipus
REx = King
Presenting...
A brief
(Extremely COndensed)
telling of
Oedipus REx
sight
blindness
vs
willingness
to
ignore truth
The Prophet said that to get rid of the plague on Thebes you must find and kill or banish whoever killed the former king, Laius.
No problem Creon! Let's start investigating! Call forth the prophet Tiresias and we'll see what he has to say.
So who killed the King?
Well...uh...I don't know how to say this... You did Oedipus.
What!? Of course I didn't! You two are conspiring against me!
No way! I'm your brother in law and I have no reason to want you dead or exiled.
Jocasta! You won't believe this. Your brother and the prophet accused me of murder!
Don't worry Oedipus. He's been wrong before. He told Laius and I that our son would kill his father and marry his mother, so the king had the baby bound and left for dead. So you see, one of his prophecies has already been proven wrong!
That prophecy sounded kind of familiar. Almost like the one that sent me running away from home. I wonder how my parents are doing...
I'm sorry to inform you King Oedipus, but your father, King Polybus of Corinth passed away.
That's terrible, but I'm glad it was not by my hand. I can only hope that what the oracle of Delphi said about my mother and me turns out to be false as well.
Oh no King Oedipus, you shouldn't worry about that. They were not your real parents, so there was never any chance of you killing Polybus or marring your mother!
What!?!
Bring forth the shepherd who who was charged with leaving Queen Jocasta and King Laius' son on the hill to die.
No!!!!
Shepherd, what happened to the boy you were supposed to leave to die on the hill?
I couldn't kill him! I gave him to the king and queen of Corinth to be raised as their son and future heir.
So it is true? I am the son of Laius and Jocasta?
Yes, and it was you who killed Laius, traveling on the road. The was the man you killed in self-defense at the crossroads.
The prophecy has come true! I have murdered my father and married my mother! I no longer wish to look upon those I have shamed.
Proscenium
The End
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