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This student essay consists of approximately 15 pages of analysis of Arrogance in Oedipus Rex and Job.
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Arrogance in Oedipus Rex and Job

Summary: Compares the theme of arrogance in the Book of Job and the Sophocles play Oedipus Rex. Summarizes each text and compares the character of Oedipus to Job.
In this paper I will be discussing how arrogance plays a major role in literature. Before I begin one needs to fully understand what arrogance is. Arrogance is a state of mind that does not allow a person to think or hear anything of importance if it is not the same thinking or ideology as their own. Many times when a person is arrogant they are better than everyone else, ultimately blinding themselves to the true nature of the situation.

In order to illustrate this I will be comparing two literary works, The Greek tragedy Oedipus Rex, written by Sophocles, and the Biblical text The Book of Job. Oedipus Rex is about a leader, Oedipus, who is on a quest to find out who killed King Laius, and why there is a curse on his kingdom. The first person he goes to is the wise man Tiresias. Tiresias...

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