Oedipus Essay | Oedipus

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Oedipus

Summary: Essay dicusses the character of Oedipus as well as his destiny.
Oedipus' fate is seen all throughout this story. He tries hide and run from his destiny but it is inevitable. Oedipus moves away from Korinth, thinking that he can escape his destiny, but in fact, he has just started his written out road in life. Oedipus moves away because he is scared that he will marry with his mother, as his prophecy predicts. The messenger from Korinth informs Oedipus that his fate does not lie in Korinth, because Merope and Polybus are not his real parents. Hearing this, Oedipus is scared of what might come of him. Oedipus soon finds out that he is Laius' son and finally after fighting his fate, Oedipus accepts it and blinds himself. Oedipus does not want to see the world anymore and then realizes that he has turned into the blind messenger, Teiresias, who cant see yet still knows all. Oedipus' destiny awaits...

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