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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. something that causes pain or suffering; suffering; the plagues the city's suffering; the children dying is an affliction; the murder is the cause
  2. 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...
  3. responsible; Oedipus is responsible to his people to find out about he plague, find the murderer, and punish him, even if him is himself
  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. 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

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. Profoundof 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

          

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

          

  5. Decrepita 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...