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5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. dead and rotting flesh, Chorus in its song referring to the Sphinx is....
  2. 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"
  3. of the greatest intensity, for example Oedipus has a very intensity temper, the supplicants who have gathered on his places steps suffer form profound sadness and profound
  4. the state of being polluted; the city itself is polluted by the plague and also the murderer who has not been brought to justice; the crops are also defiled by the plague that's destroying them; Oedipus is defiled
  5. an order issued by someone in authority; Oedipus ordered that whoever committed the murder would be found and punished regardless of who it is

5 True/False Questions

  1. Decrepitexcessive pride or self-confidence; it's the primary trait of the tragic hero; it's what will bring him down; Oedipus is excessively proud, has power, people come to him, people love him; saved his people from the sphinx

          

  2. Hubrisfreedom 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"

          

  3. Oraclean order issued by someone in authority; Oedipus ordered that whoever committed the murder would be found and punished regardless of who it is

          

  4. Soothsayera 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)

          

  5. Supplicationsomething that causes pain or suffering; suffering; the plagues the city's suffering; the children dying is an affliction; the murder is the cause

          

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