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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a means to an end; going to the Oracles (or the gods) is a means to an end as they either help them solve the problem or they fix it; bringing in Tiresias is...
  2. an order issued by someone in authority; Oedipus ordered that whoever committed the murder would be found and punished regardless of who it is
  3. 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
  4. dead and rotting flesh, Chorus in its song referring to the Sphinx is....
  5. treachery, deceitfulness; Oedipus accuses Creon of , of making stuff up about him beings murderer and making Tieresisus say what he said

5 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

  3. Accountableresponsible; Oedipus is responsible to his people to find out about he plague, find the murderer, and punish him, even if him is himself

          

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

          

  5. Humilityfreedom 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"