"Oedipus The King Character Traits" Essays and Research Papers

  • Universal character traits in "Oedipus the King"

    � �PAGE �4� September 9, 2007 Universal character traits in _Oedipus the King_ In Sophocles play, _Oedipus the Kin_g, there...

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  • Oedipus the King Character Analysis

    Lancaster ENG230 11/25/2010 Oedipus the King Character Analysis...

    Creon, Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus 1321 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus the King

    20, 2007 The tragedy of Oedipus Sophocles is one of the best and most well-known ancient Greek tragedians. He influenced the development of...

    Aeschylus, Creon, Ismene 1315 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus the King Sophocles

    2) Is Oedipus a Tragic Hero? Answer this question demonstrating specific understandings of the concepts of Tragedy and the Tragic Hero....

    Character, Oedipus, Oedipus the King 1100 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus the King

    Oedipus the King is a old tragedy play by Sophocles. It is about Oedipus, the King of Thebes...

    Family, Greek mythology, Jocasta 1082 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus the King

    Oedipus the King by Sophocles is about Oedipus, a man doomed by his fate. Like most tragedies,...

    Aeschylus, Jocasta, Oedipus 1115 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus the King

    Oedipus The King; Did the prophecy cause his destiny? Undoubtedly there has been a tremendous amount of speculation and...

    Creon, Greek mythology, Oedipus 1024 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus The King

    Oedipus the King Oedipus is written as a play, there is no narrator, Sophocles explains the story line and then...

    Creon, Greek mythology, Ismene 979 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus vs. Hamlet: a Character Comparison

    such errors in it. Oedipus vs. Hamlet: A Character Comparison After reading Sophocles' Oedipus the...

    Creon, Hamlet, Jocasta 1068 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus: King, Tragic Hero - An essay on Sophocles' "Oedipus Rex" (Oedipus the King).

    Oedipus the King, by Sophocles, contains a very prominent tragic hero: Oedipus. A tragic hero, by Aristotle's...

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  • Oedipus: the Fate of Poweruful a King

    December 6th, 2012 Tragic Hero: Oedipus Final Draft OEDIPUS: THE FATE OF POWERUFUL A KING...

    Creon, Jocasta, Oedipus 803 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus the King

    tragic hero? “Oedipus the King” by Sophocles is a very good play which talks about a guy who was fated to kill his father and...

    Apollo, Greek mythology, Jocasta 1612 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Tragic Fate of Oedipus the King

    In the play Oedipus the King, Oedipus the main character meets with a tragic fate. In the...

    Creon, English-language films, Jocasta 957 Words | 5 Pages

  • Oedipus the King

    must be smiling at Oedipus Blindness In the play written by Sophocles “Oedipus the King,” is depicted as one who...

    Creon, Greek mythology, Jocasta 1172 Words | 3 Pages

  • Irony in Oedipus the King

    THE TRAGEDY OF OEDIPUS Tragedy, in English, is a word used to indicate other words such as misfortune, calamity, disaster and many more such...

    Creon, Greek mythology, Jocasta 2284 Words | 6 Pages

  • Oedipus

    Oedipus Rex Study Guide The Prologos 1. What initial step does Oedipus indicate he has already taken? 2. What is the...

    1478 Words | 4 Pages

  • Character Development in the Oedipus Cycle

    In the Oedipus Cycle Sophocles conveys a powerful message through his characters—that with experience comes wisdom, and with...

    Antigone, Creon, Ismene 869 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus Rex

    Just as in real life, you get to know the characters in a piece of literature by their words, their actions, and of course, by the words of...

    Character, Greek mythology, Jocasta 834 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus the King, issues in morality

    Sigmund Freud stated the play Oedipus the King is an immoral play and sets aside the individual's responsibility and social law....

    Ethics, Greek mythology, Human 729 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus and His Tragic Character

    May 2010 Oedipus and his Tragic Character In the play Oedipus the King we identify...

    Greek mythology, Ismene, Jocasta 790 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus the King

    were said in haste? In Sophacles' Oedipus Rex, Oedipus longed to retract the curse that he brought upon himself but what he did...

    Creon, Greek mythology, Jocasta 854 Words | 3 Pages

  • Sight in Oedipus the King

    Once blind, but Now he Sees: Sight in Oedipus the King Sophocles was a phenomenal writer that captivated his audience with a...

    Aeschylus, Blindness, Ismene 834 Words | 3 Pages

  • Sophocles, Oedipus the King

    Sophocles, Oedipus the King The following analysis will examine Oedipus the King, by...

    Aeschylus, Creon, Ismene 1577 Words | 4 Pages

  • Compare Odysseus and Oedipus

    Odysseus and Oedipus There are many legendary epic stories have been passed on from generation to generation in the Greek culture. Even...

    Aeschylus, Greek mythology, Odysseus 1747 Words | 5 Pages

  • Oedipus the King Essay

    151-34 21 April 2009 Tragic End in the Kings Life Throughout the history of human kind there have been plenty of tragedies among the royal...

    Marie Antoinette, Monarch, Oedipus 1467 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Dramatic Irony in Oedipus the King

    The Dramatic Irony in Oedipus the King Before taking a closer look on the identity of the protagonist and murderer, and having...

    Aeschylus, Irony, Ismene 1031 Words | 3 Pages

  • Sight and Blindness in Oedipus the King

    The Irony of Sight and Knowledge in Oedipus the King People equate ‘seeing’ to gaining knowledge. Expressions such as...

    Epistemology, Greek mythology, Knowledge 1062 Words | 3 Pages

  • Dramatic Techniques in Oedipus the King

    although only seven plays remain, his work continues to be enjoyed, evoking a variety of emotions and passions from his meaningful and disturbing tragedies,...

    Aeschylus, Ancient Greece, Drama 1242 Words | 4 Pages

  • Oedipus the King: Role of Gods

    "Gods can be evil sometimes." In the play "Oedipus the King", Sophocles defamed the gods' reputation, and lowered their status by...

    Apollo, Delphi, Family 1084 Words | 3 Pages

  • oedipus the king vs matchpoint

    Oedipus the King vs Matchpoint Among today’s society a strong majority of people believe that our lives can be led by an...

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  • Oedipus

    In Oedipus Rex the character of Creon serves as a foil to Oedipus. An individual who is the foil of another...

    Creon, Delphi, Greek mythology 906 Words | 3 Pages

  • A Comparison Between King Lear and Oedipus

    King Lear Comparison A tragedy is not only an imitation of life in general but an imitation of an action, as Aristotle defined his ideas in...

    Character, Fool, Oedipus the King 1649 Words | 4 Pages

  • Hamlet and Oedipus

    Hamlet comparison essay Though there are tons of characters that are able to be compared to hamlet there is one...

    Creon, Hamlet, Jocasta 1194 Words | 3 Pages

  • FATE AND FREE WILL IN OEDIPUS REX

    Fate and Free-Will in Sophocles' Oedipus the King     In Sophocles' Oedipus the King, the themes...

    1496 Words | 4 Pages

  • Oedipus Rex Research Paper

    Dramatic Research Paper (Grade 92) “Oedipus Rex” by Sophocles Introduction/Thesis “Oedipus Rex” was a Greek...

    Greek mythology, Jocasta, Oedipus 2415 Words | 7 Pages

  • Death of a Salesman & Oedipus the King

    An overwhelming desire for personal contentment and unprecedented reputation can often result in a sickly twisted distortion of reality. In Sophocles'...

    Creon, Delphi, Greek mythology 1782 Words | 5 Pages

  • Oedipus the King: Guilty or Innocent

    A Reaction Paper in English 106 (Greek Drama) Oedipus the King: Guilty or Innocent...

    Aeschylus, Creon, Morality 752 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus the King - Fate vs. Flaws

    Essay #1: Oedipus the King – Flaws vs. Fate Sophocles intertwines the contrasting ideas of fate and free will throughout...

    Creon, Destiny, Jocasta 869 Words | 3 Pages

  • Emotions and Free Will in Sophocles’ Oedipus the King

    Emotions and Free Will in Sophocles’ Oedipus the King Sophocles’ play brings up the complex issues about the...

    Decision making, Decision theory, Greek mythology 1912 Words | 5 Pages

  • Compare the portrayal of Creon in Oedipus the King and Antigone.

    Antigone he is the king of Thebes. In Oedipus the King he is the brother in law to Oedipus and...

    Character, Creon, Greek mythology 618 Words | 3 Pages

  • Comparative Response: Othello and King Oedipus. Compare the two characters from the two plays

    King Oedipus and Othello are two characters in two different plays from the same names. 'King...

    Desdemona, Iago, KILL 1191 Words | 3 Pages

  • Torvald and Oedipus Comparison

    and more intelligent of the two genders. In narratives they are often shown to be compelling and brilliant. However frequently coupled with man’s brilliance...

    A Doll's House, Creon, Henrik Ibsen 1149 Words | 3 Pages

  • An Analysis of the Play Oedipus The King by Sophocles

    play Oedipus The King begins with the king and queen of Thebes, Laius and Jocasta. Laius was warned by an oracle...

    Greek mythology, Jocasta, Oedipus 1515 Words | 4 Pages

  • Oedipus Rex, Sophocles

    Oedipus the ideal Tragic Hero Kelli Richards Liberty University...

    1266 Words | 5 Pages

  • Comparison between Sophocles' tragedys Antigone and Oedipus the King.

    Antigone and Oedipus The King, written by Sophocles, are deeply tragic plays with a dramatic ending. In both plays, fate arises...

    Creon, Irony, Jocasta 819 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus Rex and the Hero's Journey

    whether or not a hero who is tragic by trait and definition can exist within the structure of the monomyth. Quote Bank “untroubled influence”...

    Jocasta, Monomyth, Oedipus 891 Words | 3 Pages

  • Kings of Heros, the Essay relates Gilgamesh and Oedipus as two Heroic kings.

    Kings of Heros Fairness, loyalty, and protection are all qualities that a proper king would bestow upon his people. Such...

    Cedar Forest, Character, Epic of Gilgamesh 1065 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus the Tragic Hero

    Oedipus; The Tragic Hero In the Fourth Century BC, a famous philosopher named Aristotle wrote about the qualities that a tragic hero must...

    Creon, Greek mythology, Jocasta 1402 Words | 4 Pages

  • Oedipus the King

    Oedipus, at the beginning of the play speaks to the young people of Thebes and asks them why they are all there when the city is in need of...

    1995 singles, Blindness, Laius 1254 Words | 3 Pages

  • A Misconception Punishment of Oedipus King of Thebes

    In many plays a character could have a misconception of his or her world. In return this could destroy a major turning point in the story....

    Greek mythology, Murder, Oedipus 1230 Words | 3 Pages

  • Which Character Exhibits the Highest Degree of Remorse?

    Which character exhibits the highest degree of remorse? (Prometheus & Oedipus) Everybody has to be responsible for what...

    Family, Greek mythology, Marriage 1110 Words | 3 Pages

  • How Oedipus causes his own self-destruction in "Oedipus the King" by Sophocles

    The play "Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles is a tragedy in which the main character, Oedipus Rex, killed his father and...

    Creon, Greek mythology, Jocasta 799 Words | 3 Pages

  • Hamartia: Oedipus' Tragic Flaw

    distinguishable characteristic or character trait which leads to his ultimate demise. This trait is known as...

    Greek mythology, Hamartia, Jocasta 1007 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Three Character Traits of Macbeth

    Essay Macbeth by William Shakespeare is a very dark and powerful tragic play. There are many characters in this play that are two faced,...

    Duncan I of Scotland, KILL, Macbeth 1524 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Significance of Going Blind in Sophocles, King Oedipus

    123 Prof: Adrian Guiu Date: 2.9.12 The Significance of Going Blind in Sophocles, King Oedipus One of the most important...

    Aeschylus, Blindness, Jocasta 1221 Words | 3 Pages

  • King Oedipus and His Fate

    Term paper CMP 2800 Dr. Meir Lubetski Xiaoyun xu Xu 1 CMP 2800 Dr. Meir Iubetski Xiaoyun Xu Dec 12, 2011 Term paper King...

    Destiny, Determinism, Free will 1555 Words | 4 Pages

  • Oedipus the King Term Paper

    Oedipus the King - Research Paper In the fourth century B.C., Aristotle formulated his own definition and concept of a tragedy,...

    Aeschylus, Creon, Irony 1695 Words | 5 Pages

  • Oedipus Versus Creon

    Oedipus Versus Creon At first glance, Oedipus and Creon are two very different people. But as time progresses their...

    Creon, Jocasta, Oedipus 1155 Words | 3 Pages

  • Oedipus the King a Tragic Hero

    Sophocles tragedy Oedipus the King, King Oedipus swears to solve the murder of former...

    Jocasta, Marriage, Nobility 944 Words | 3 Pages

  • King Oedipus Questions

    (Pages 25-39) 1. Oedipus characterizes himself by in line 7 of scene 1, Oedipus says, "I Oedipus, a name that...

    Greek mythology, Jocasta, Laius 2212 Words | 7 Pages

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