Sophoclean Oedipus Complex in "Oedipus Rex" Painting
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The paper analyzes the painting "Oedipus Rex" by Max Ernst through the Freudian Oedipus Complex and through the play "Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles. The paper discusses how the surrealistic style of Ernst is used to depict the symbolic sexual tension between father, mother and son, especially in the case of the walnut and the arrow that penetrates it.
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