Oedipus the King Essay | Student Essay

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Tragic Heroes

Summary: Provides a general description about tragic heroes and what kind of morals they have including good and bad. It also compares Oedipus and Caesar as tragic heroes.
A tragic hero, who is super high born, admired, and powerful, is what makes a perfect tragedy. Their decisions are affected by their tragic flaws. A tragic hero is full of pride and in the end will have to suffer, because that is how a person learns their lesson. Oedipus the King and Julius Caesar are wonderful examples of tragic heroes. They both represent pride and great suffering.

Oedipus the King was a tragic hero. The citizens of Thebes admired Oedipus for trying to save the city from the plague. Oedipus is told by Creon that if he wants the plague to end then the murderer of Laius must be driven out of the city. Oedipus who had great power called a curse on whoever killed Laius. The audience knows that the murder is Oedipus, but yet Oedipus is blind and does not see. In the end, Oedipus...

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