Fate in "Oedipus Rex" By Sophocles
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The paper examines how Oedipus Rex reveals a series of metaphors that imply the greed for power that human nature dictates when King Oedipus is threatened by the oracle's tragic message. The paper examines the strong metaphors for kingly power and glory Oedipus had once known, and shows how the struggle for power becomes the main denial of the doomed king to realize his own downfall.
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