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
- 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
- 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"
- dead and rotting flesh, Chorus in its song referring to the Sphinx is....
- 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
Hubris → 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
Duplicity → treachery, deceitfulness; Oedipus accuses Creon of , of making stuff up about him beings murderer and making Tieresisus say what he said
Affliction → something that causes pain or suffering; suffering; the plagues the city's suffering; the children dying is an affliction; the murder is the cause
Regicide → an order issued by someone in authority; Oedipus ordered that whoever committed the murder would be found and punished regardless of who it is
Profound → 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