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Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King

by Sophocles

Oedipus the King: Symbols Quiz

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Q. The first hobble of Teiresias on stage shows which motif?


Fame and glory
Aging and dying
Believing and not believing
Walking and not walking
Seeing and not seeing
Q. When Oedipus sees the truth what does he do?


Faint
Cry
Run away
Stab his heart
Stab his eyes
Q. Where does Oedipus have scars?


Hands
Feet
Stomach
Back
But
Q. How old was Oedipus when his parents received a prophecy?


3 days
3 weeks
3 months
3 years
3 decades
Q. Where was Laius killed?


Church
Home
Crossroads
War
Grocery store
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