Short Essay Questions
1. Describe what the people of Thebes have with them at the beginning of the play.
2. What reason does Oedipus give for coming himself to see the crowd of people who have gathered at the beginning of the play?
3. What troubles have affected the people of Thebes?
4. Describe how the townspeople view Oedipus.
5. What is the attitude of the townspeople when they speak to Oedipus?
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