© 2015 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King


by Sophocles

Discussion & Essay Questions

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching Oedipus the KingTeacher Pass

Teaching Oedipus the King Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Discussion & Essay Questions

  1. Who is the play’s main antagonist? Who stands in Oedipus’s way?


Intro      Summary      Themes      Quotes      Characters      Analysis      Questions      Photos      Quizzes      Flashcards      Best of the Web      Write Essay      Teaching