Oedipus the King Essay | Oedipus the King: Analysis of Line 487

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Oedipus the King: Analysis of Line 487

Summary: The Following is an analysis of a passage on line 487 of the play "Oedipus the King."
In the play Oedipus, the character Oedipus is the protagonist and a character ruled by fate and tragedy. The speech on line 847 that he makes to his wife Jocasta, brings about what he thinks is the worst of his fate and tragedy. Through his own words tells Jocasta that he begins to think that his own hands may have been the ones that killed Laius, the king of Thebes before him, and the husband of Jocasta before him. Oedipus shows that he truly believes he killed Laius and is willing to accept not only the responsibility but the punishment for the act. The speech is heartbreaking because we know that Oedipus has arrived at only half the truth. I selected this passage as a key passage because it does a good job of developing the character of Oedipus. Throughout the passage he is talking...

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