Describe The Relationship Between Hermes And Oedipus

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Hermes, son of Zeus and Maia is a messenger of gods. With his ability he tricked other gods which was his main conflict. He would also serve as guide of the soul of death, but would also protect others. He would move freely between worlds & would take advantage of that freedom to cause problems & entertain himself. When Hermes was born, he went and stole apollo’s cattle & went back to his crib & act innocent. Apollo found out and went to complain to Zeus, but they didn’t punish him. Instead of getting mad at Hermes, the god laughed. When my brother Osvaldo was a teenager he could relate to Hermes. For example, he would always take advantage of how much freedom my dad gave to him. My brother went through the wrong path robbing

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