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Oedipus Rex

Summary: Analyzes the play Oedipus the King, by the Greek philosopher Sophocles. Explores the importance of fate in the text.
Fate has control over everybody's lives; people cannot avoid it. Our destiny has given to us since the moment we were created. It controls many parts of our lives, from the most minuscule, to the major decisions that have a greater effect on our life. Even though most people would like to think that the human race has been given freewill, we have not. This is one of the reasons why millions of dollars a year are going into fortune telling business because everybody wants to know their fate. Nevertheless, knowing our fate is not always the best decision. In the play Oedipus Rex, by Sophocles, Oedipus never had any control over his life. Oedipus was to fulfill his destiny of killing his father and marrying his mother no matter how far out of his way he went. Oedipus could not have stopped what the seer had predicted...

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