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Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King

by Sophocles

Antagonist

Character Role Analysis

Fate

If our protagonist, Oedipus, struggles against anything, it is his own fate. In a way, everything that has happened to him is the fault of fate. (We would like to note that you could just as easily say that everything that happened to him is his fault – this making him his own antagonist.)


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