Oedipus rex

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Oedipus rex

  1. 1. Oedipus the King Sophocles Harry Kim Balois BSCS 42A By PresenterMedia.com
  2. 2. Background of the Literature
  3. 3. Background of the Literature
  4. 4. Literary Devices and Elements   
  5. 5. SETTINGS
  6. 6. CHARACTERS• Oedipus Rex: The ruler of Thebes• Creon: Oedipus brother-in-law, and Jocastas brother.• Jocasta: Oedipus wife and motherMinor Characters• Apollo: The Sun god and Healer god.• Laios: Oedipus father and Jocastas first husband.• Delphi: An oracle that predicts Oedipus will kill his father and sleep with his mother.• Tiresias: The blind prophet who predicts fate and can see the future.• Polybus: Oedipus surrogate father in Corinth, and the ruler of Corinth
  7. 7. CHARACTERS• Zeus: The elders call upon the god, Zeus, to give help to Thebes and Oedipus.• Corinthian: The man who brings news of Polybus death and who asks Oedipus to rule Corinth.• Merope: Oedipus surrogate mother in Corinth, and current ruler of Corinth• Herdsman/Shepherd: Oedipus was given to the herdsman by Jocasta, who tried to get rid of her ill-fated child.• Labdakos: The ruling family of Thebes, consisting of Creon, Laios and Jocasta want to rule.• Antigone: One of Oedipus daughters.• Ismene: One of Oedipus daughters.
  8. 8. Plot
  9. 9. Conflict And Resolution 
  10. 10. Results/Effects
  11. 11. Themes Tones  Symbolism
  12. 12. Significance
  13. 13. Famous Lines"--Line 613
  14. 14. Reflection/ Realization
  15. 15. THE END

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