Oedipus has no control over the outcome of his life.
In “Sophocles’ Moral Themes” Robert D.
The numerous parallels between the figure of the king Oedipus and the figure of Christ in the Scriptures prompts the reader to ask the above question....
Sophocles has broken blindness into two distinct components.
With its intricate plot, archetypical tragic character, and lofty social issues, Oedipus the King provides for virtually any and all interpretations....
The elderly man turns out to be Laius, Oedipus' father.
Oedipus is once again controlled by this power when he leaves the place of his child hood after he hears that he is to kill his father and marry his mother.
Oedipus saved the city once before and became a hero.
"I shall shrink from nothing...to find the the murderer of Laius...You are the murderer..." Oedipus tried to stop the prophecy from coming true by leaving Corinth and only fate can make Oedipus turn to the road where he kills his true father.
The gods decide Oedipus and Jocasta’s fate even before they know it.
Leaving Corinth makes Oedipus lose his childhood by making him worry of such issues young people should not have to worry about and becoming a king of a .
Throughout the play, Oedipus tries to change his fate.
For those who are not familiar with the story of ?Oedipus the King?, it is written about the results of a curse put on King Oedipus which claims that he will murder his father and marry his mother....