5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge) Tieresisus.... Jocasta says you can't put any faith in soothsayers because they predicted that their sou would kill Laius and marry her, so Laius had their so murdered
- dead and rotting flesh, Chorus in its song referring to the Sphinx is....
- murder of a king; the murder of Laius
- an order issued by someone in authority; Oedipus ordered that whoever committed the murder would be found and punished regardless of who it is
- a humble request for help from someone in authority; the ply opens with the crying at the steeps of Oedipus-- they humbly ask him to save their children and their city as he did before
5 True/False questions
Decrepit → old and feeble; worn-out, ruined; Tiresias the most decrepit person there, Oedipus can't see the truth Tiresias can
Duplicity → treachery, deceitfulness; Oedipus accuses Creon of , of making stuff up about him beings murderer and making Tieresisus say what he said
Accountable → a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess (they were harboring a murderer and is he isn't brought to juice, the city will be destroyed by this killer plague) prediction about the future (in Oedipus, these priests and priestess serve Apollo)
Oracle → an order issued by someone in authority; Oedipus ordered that whoever committed the murder would be found and punished regardless of who it is
Humility → freedom from pride; Oedipus is not free form pride. "Once more i must bring what is dark to light"; a sense of lowliness ; lowliness; Oedipus ain't got his either. "I, Oedipus, who bear the famous name" modesty, nope, Oedipus lacks it, he calls his people "My Children"