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Essay | Blindness, Sight and Light, Darkness in Oedipus Rex

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Blindness, Sight and Light, Darkness in Oedipus Rex

Summary: Essay gives a literary analysis on "Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles.
Oedipus Rex is a great tragedy were light and darkness as well as blindness are greatly represented. All of the events represented by these factors revolve around Oedipus's family and himself. Light and darkness are things in the novel that the characters try to change or control. While, blindness and sight are elements in the tragedy that characters either don't want to believe or they only see what they want to see. Also many of the issues in the novel are aroused because of Oedipus's supreme pride.

Light and Darkness play a great part in Oedipus Rex. For example, light is greatly symbolized when Jocasta tries to have power over fate by giving away her baby. Jocasta believes that she can change what the future has in store for her by doing things differently in her advantage. The darkness in this case...

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This section contains 465 words
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