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Essay | The Philosophy of Sophocles in King Oedipus

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The Philosophy of Sophocles in King Oedipus

Summary: King Oedipus is divided into three parts. In the first part we have the problem and the accusation of Creon. In part two we have the discovery of the truth. At the end of the play we find the truth and the consequences of it. Oedipus admits his blindness, feels ashamed and is pious.
o Structure:

The play is divided into three parts. This is very logical. In The first part we have the problem and the accusation of Creon. In part two we have the discovery of the truth. At the end of the play we find the truth and the consequences of it. Oedipus admits his blindness, feels ashamed and is pious.

The strengh of the dialogue is not felt as it is translated from Latin into English.

o In what way classical and Greek drama are different from modern drama?

  1. - greek drama is not concerned with the description of life. It presents man's fight with powers greater than man himself.
  2. - Relationship between past, present and future is a repeated theme in modern drama. Life is one circle. The past life of the dead has an impact on the life of people. The...

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