"A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "Oedipus Rex"
An argument why Oedipus is the student's favorite character from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and Sophocles' "Oedipus Rex".
# 127572 | 250 words | 1 source | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Drama and Theater (English) , Literature (Greek and Roman) , Literature (English) , Drama and Theater (Greek and Roman) , Shakespeare (Midsummer Night's Dream)
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This paper puts forth an argument supporting why the author believes that Oedipus is his favorite character in choosing a favorite from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and Sophocles' "Oedipus Rex".
From the Paper:"I would have to say my favorite character of the two is Oedipus. While I really enjoy the humor and perspective of Puck, Oedipus' tragic fate compels me to empathize with him. Oedipus is a good king who only wants to rid his beloved people of the ills that plague them. He is moved to pity by their plight and swears to bring them vengeance for the death of Laertes. Oedipus is unaware he has killed his father, Laertes..."
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