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Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King


by Sophocles

Oedipus the King: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. There is tension between individual action and -> Fate
2. Who is the seeker of knowledge and truth? -> Creon
3. Oedipus and his mother both are -> Determined
4. What corrupts and blinds? -> Nature
5. Delving in the past can be -> Interesting