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The Hubris of Oedipus

Summary: Discusses the ancient Greek play Oedipus Rex, by Sophocles. Analyzes the major character, Oedipus, and explores his major flaw of hubris. Describes how his hubris is shown in his pride, the way he degrades many people and his blindness.
In the play Oedipus Rex, Sophocles, it shows Oedipus as the main character and his major flaw of is hubris. His hubris is shown in his self pride, the way he degrades many people and his blindness.

Sophocles shows Oedipus Rex's hubris self pride with passages such as the one on page four, "[...] I would not have you speak through messengers, and therefore I have come myself to hear you. I, Oedipus, who bear the famous name." This passage is Oedipus talking to the towns people. Telling them that he would not want them to talk to him thought a messenger so therefore he would not send one to talk to them, he also says that he is Oedipus the great one. Another is one were Oedipus is talking about how if people who know who the killer is don't come up what he will do...

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