Oedipus the King Essay | Fate in "Oedipus Rex"

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Fate in "Oedipus Rex"

Summary: Essay supports the claim that Oedipus' fate was predestined in "Oedipus Rex."
Many aspects of how we perceive life take into account a force greater than ourselves. Many movies have this force in romantic aspects. The notion is that this force brings characters together despite the improbability of it; whether it be active efforts of the characters to not fall in love, or through having the audience perceive the improbability with the use of dramatic irony. This plays up societies belief that their one true love will come to them someday, and not have to be sought out. The popular movie Final Destination asserts to it's audiences that death is also an invisible force that is beyond our control. In the movie, a handful of characters accidentally leave the scene of an impending tragedy, only to be ironically killed in "tragic accidents." Movies are not the only outlet of the assertion of predestination. Christianity asserts that God knows...

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