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The Writings of Sophocles

Summary: A review of literary devices in the works by Sophocles, an ancient Greek writer.
Sophocles did many innovative things in his drama plays. Traditionally a play had twelve members in the chorus but Sophocles gave the chorus more depth and added three more members to the original twelve to make it a total of fifteen member chorus. He also introduced a third actor or character to the performance. Throughout Oedipus Rex, Sophocles uses three characters in one scene for the first time throughout history. This gave the play writer to widen the variety of their of their exchanges in talking. Thus dramatic conflicts were extended, plots ran more smoothly, and the dramatic situations became more thrilling. In the book Oedipus Rex, Sophocles uses literary devices and themes to create a better a

Throughout the novel, foreshadowing occurs constantly to illustrate what is going to happen in the future. The prophet states, "So? I charge you then, abide by the proclamation...

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