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5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. responsible; Oedipus is responsible to his people to find out about he plague, find the murderer, and punish him, even if him is himself
  2. old and feeble; worn-out, ruined; Tiresias the most decrepit person there, Oedipus can't see the truth Tiresias can
  3. treachery, deceitfulness; Oedipus accuses Creon of , of making stuff up about him beings murderer and making Tieresisus say what he said
  4. 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. excessive 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

5 True/False Questions

  1. Humilitytreachery, deceitfulness; Oedipus accuses Creon of , of making stuff up about him beings murderer and making Tieresisus say what he said

          

  2. Carriondead and rotting flesh, Chorus in its song referring to the Sphinx is....

          

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

          

  4. Defilementthe 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. Soothsayersomeone 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

          

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