Oedipus 5

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LiteratureOedipus

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trilogy sophocleus is three stephen plays at a visit colonists

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at best rex this one and it was the king

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and and tegan e each of these plays tells part

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of the story of this family and they're all meant

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to be performed together or at least thought about together

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And so this play is just a snippet of a

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story that incl includes a lot of other information So

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what is the time frame of this play In particular

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this play takes place on a single day on dh

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Yeah but it's incredible amount of action to pack into

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a single day But greek playwrights especially those writing tragedies

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were very concerned with formal unity That's the idea that

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a play would take place all at one time all

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in one specific place and it would have a set

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of actions that made sense that we're naturally in that

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place So it's very common to find greek tragedies that

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take place all in one day Name all three of 00:01:25.674 --> [endTime] sophocles wth even plays in chronological order