"Oedipus The King Tragic Flaw" Essays and Research Papers

  • Oedipus The King Tragic Flaw

    OedipusTragic Flaws: An Analysis of Oedipus Rex In Sophocles’ play Oedipus Rex,...

    Greek mythology, Jocasta, Oedipus 1231  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...

    Greek mythology, Hamartia, Jocasta 856  Words | 3  Pages

  • Oedipus: His Tragic Flaw

    Analytical Analysis on “Oedipus” And his Tragic Flaw It has been said that all tragic heroes...

    Aeschylus, Ismene, Jocasta 2482  Words | 6  Pages

  • Tragic Flaws of Oedipus

    character flaws (called harmatia in Greek). Ancient Greeks thought the gods would alter a person's character, in order for that person to...

    Aeschylus, Ancient Greece, Oedipus 1106  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 a Tragic Hero

    English 1302-6504 Mrs.Weatherford 21 November 2011 A Tragic Hero Indeed! In Sophocles tragedy Oedipus the...

    Jocasta, Marriage, Nobility 944  Words | 3  Pages

  • King Lear - Tragic Flaw

    Tragic heroes are so much the highest points in their human landscape that they seem the inevitable conductors of the power about them...great...

    King Lear, Lightning, Lightning strike 892  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles: Oedipus The King

    The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles: Oedipus The King Oedipus the king a son of...

    English-language films, Greek mythology, Jocasta 911  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

  • Tragic Flaw: Aristotle vs. Oedipus

    Oedipus is a play written by Sophocles that many have heard. Few, however, would not be surprised to discover what Oedipus has...

    Character, Greek mythology, Oedipus 741  Words | 3  Pages

  • Oedipus the King - Fate vs. Flaws

    Essay #1: Oedipus the KingFlaws vs. Fate Sophocles intertwines the contrasting ideas of fate and free will...

    Creon, Destiny, Jocasta 869  Words | 3  Pages

  • Oedipus The King

    Composition August 8, 2011 What makes Oedipus the King of Tragedy? How did Oedipus bring about his own...

    Greek mythology, Jocasta, Oedipus 822  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

  • A Tragic Hero: Oedipus Rex

    and pain, he is labelled a tragic hero. This underline’s the theme of the 429 BC Ancient Greek play, Oedipus Rex, written...

    Aeschylus, Creon, Oedipus 728  Words | 5  Pages

  • Oedipus: the Fate of Poweruful a King

    2012 Tragic Hero: Oedipus Final Draft OEDIPUS: THE FATE OF POWERUFUL A KING...

    Creon, Jocasta, Oedipus 803  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...

    Creon, Greek mythology, Jocasta 1402  Words | 4  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

  • King Oedipus: Most Tragic Story Ever Written

    "Know Thyself" is sage advice. "All Things in Moderation" is also a wise saying. King Oedipus, subject of the most...

    Delphi, Greek mythology, Jocasta 1144  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...

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

  • Tragic Hero Macbeth & Oedipus

     BIS3043: CRITICAL APPRECIATION OF DRAMA FIRST ASSIGNMENT: TRAGIC HERO DR.LAJIMAN JANOORY GROUP A SEMESTER 3 2012/2013...

    Duncan I of Scotland, Macbeth, Oedipus 1812  Words | 6  Pages

  • Oedipus, a Tragic Hero?

    Oedipus, a Tragic Hero? Elizabeth Howell English 102- B33 Professor Katie Robinson Liberty University October 12, 2012...

    Audience, Oedipus, Oedipus the King 2145  Words | 7  Pages

  • Oedipus the King

    Oedipus Rex – Key Quotes OPENING SCENE – TONE, LOCATION AND EXPOSITION The action takes place in Thebes in front of the royal palace...

    Creon, Greek mythology, Jocasta 732  Words | 5  Pages

  • How Does King Oedipus Fit the Profile of the Classical Greek Tragic He

    Classical Greek tragic hero, basing it on what he considered the best tragedy ever written, Sophocle's Oedipus Rex. He felt that...

    KILL, Oedipus, Oedipus the King 1381  Words | 4  Pages

  • Oedipus: Tragic Hero or Victim of Fate

    In his work Nature and Elements of Tragedy, Aristotle outlined the characteristics needed in order to create a compelling tragic hero. He...

    God, Greek mythology, Oedipus 1365  Words | 4  Pages

  • Characteristics Of King Oedipus

    Characteristics of King Oedipus             At the beginning of Oedipus the...

    Delphi, Jocasta, KILL 1167  Words | 4  Pages

  • Oedipus the King

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

    Apollo, Greek mythology, Jocasta 1612  Words | 4  Pages

  • Character Analysis: Oedipus the King

    The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle once identified the key ingredients of the tragedies that his culture is so famous for. These ingredients include a...

    Creon, Jocasta, Oedipus 1171  Words | 3  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,...

    Creon, Irony, Jocasta 819  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tragic Events That Take Place in King Oedipus

    that ruined King Oedipus life. One day a tragedy just took over the city Thebes. There is a plague amongst the city. By this...

    Delphi, Family, Greek mythology 996  Words | 3  Pages

  • Oedipus

    Oedipus Tyrannous When half human monsters walked the Earth and mythical Gods ruled all of creation, one man was destined to suffer the...

    Anagnorisis, Ancient Greece, Catharsis 865  Words | 3  Pages

  • Oedipus the King

    cause-and-effect chain. The plague in Thebes prompts Oedipus to send Creon to consult the oracle of Delphi; the oracle¡¦s reply that the...

    Greek mythology, Jocasta, Laius 916  Words | 3  Pages

  • Willy Loman vs. Oedipus the King

    Willy Vs. The King Although they were composed around 2,500 years apart from one another, Oedipus The King by...

    Character, Death of a Salesman, Drama 2294  Words | 5  Pages

  • Oedipus The Great..Not!!

    Oedipus The Great..Not!! In the book Oedipus The King, there was a curse that stated that...

    Creon, Greek mythology, Jocasta 1130  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

  • Tragic Hero

    Tragic Hero From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A tragic hero is a protagonist with a tragic...

    Anagnorisis, Catharsis, Hamartia 1586  Words | 6  Pages

  • Oedipus The King Close Reading

    Sophocles’ Oedipus the king, Oedipus is first introduced to the truth of both his and his mother, turned wife’s...

    Aeschylus, Greek mythology, Oedipus 1150  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hamlet's Tragic Flaws

    Is Hamlet's distress understandable? Why does he fail to act until too late? Is his inaction due to a tragic flaw? Until...

    Anagnorisis, Hamlet, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1120  Words | 4  Pages

  • Jocasta as a Tragic Hero

    2012 Upholding Jocasta as the Tragic Hero What makes a tragic hero? Aristotle lays down groundwork of a tragic...

    Aeschylus, Greek mythology, Jocasta 1233  Words | 4  Pages

  • Oedipus, an Ironic Tragic Hero

    Oedipus, an Ironic Tragic Hero Much of the tragedy of the play comes from the irony involved in fate Oedipus’s life. Being a...

    Character, Drama, Greek mythology 1034  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

  • 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

  • tragic heroes

    Hamlet and Oedipus as Tragic Heroes The term “tragic hero” is usually defined by one of the most important...

    Characters in Hamlet, Hamartia, Hamlet 1308  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 as a Tragic Hero

    the play Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, the Greek audience experiences Oedipus’ heartbreaking journey to find out who he really is and...

    Aeschylus, Creon, KILL 840  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tragic Flaw

    and The Flaw By Phanit Asavanamaung 10B Stories are told in many styles, through different medias; all which are to entertain or educate its...

    Ancient Greek theatre, Character, Poetics 1322  Words | 3  Pages

  • An Analysis of Oedipus the King by Sophocles

    Austin Jones December 2, 2012 English Period B Ms. Mazz Oedipus the King: 1. Free will plays a greater role than fate...

    Greek mythology, Irony, Jocasta 940  Words | 3  Pages

  • Oedipus Essay

    Sophocles "Oedipus the King" is a tragic play which discusses the tragic discovery of...

    Greek mythology, Jocasta, Laius 775  Words | 4  Pages

  • Oedipus Research Paper

    Abstract According to Aristotle, Sophocles play, Oedipus, was the perfect tragedy. It contained the elements of a hero of noble birth or...

    Ancient Greek theatre, Character, Greek loanwords 1538  Words | 6  Pages

  • oedipus

    2014 Oedipus Rex and the Journey of Self-Discovery Those who have the ability of sight are stuck in the darkness of ignorance...

    Creon, Jocasta, Oedipus 1438  Words | 4  Pages

  • Oedipus The King: Book Report

    11/2/10 Oedipus "Book Report" Title: Oedipus The King Author and Date: Sophocles Main Characters *...

    Creon, Greek mythology, Jocasta 845  Words | 3  Pages

  • Oedipus Rex and the Hero's Journey

    Question: Discuss whether or not a hero who is tragic by trait and definition can exist within the structure of the monomyth. Quote Bank...

    Jocasta, Monomyth, Oedipus 891  Words | 3  Pages

  • oedipus the king

    Some Aristotelian principles-- 1) Genre and generic attributes Aristotle sought to anchor his definitions of literary genres in exemplary...

    Aristotle, Drama, Literature 1706  Words | 6  Pages

  • Oedipus The King Worksheet

    Oedipus The King Worksheet      Vocabulary     1. Begrudge: ​ O  2. Inscribed: ​ H  3. Involuntary: ​ E  4. Mortal: ​ A  5....

    Oedipus 701  Words | 3  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

  • Oedipus Rex

    Aristotle’s Tragic Hero: Oedipus Rex The Athenian tragedy Oedipus Rex, by Sophocles, yields a rare quality of...

    Jocasta, Laius, Oedipus 1108  Words | 3  Pages

  • Oedipus Rex, Sophocles

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

    Creon, Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus 1266  Words | 5  Pages

  • Oedipus Rex Vs. Antigone

    Daniel Nierenberg Comparative Essay 11-20-01 "Oedipus Rex" & "Antigone" It is only natural that an author use similar vessels of literature,...

    Creon, Ismene, Jocasta 1407  Words | 4  Pages

  • Oedipus the King

    In this play, Oedipus the King, there are any references to eyes, sight, and the lacks thereof are made throughout...

    Blindness, Jocasta, Knowledge 965  Words | 3  Pages

  • Oedipus the King Essay

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

    Marie Antoinette, Monarch, Oedipus 1467  Words | 4  Pages

  • Oedipus

    Oedipus Rex follows the clear nature of a tragedy, in that it encompasses the common conventions of a Greek Tragedy, with ones life being...

    Ancient Greece, Drama, Euripides 1263  Words | 4  Pages

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