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Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King


by Sophocles

Oedipus the King: Symbols True or False

1. The first hobble of Teiresias on stage shows which motif? -> Fame and glory
2. When Oedipus sees the truth what does he do? -> Cry
3. Where does Oedipus have scars? -> Back
4. How old was Oedipus when his parents received a prophecy? -> 3 days
5. Where was Laius killed? -> Church