5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- a humble request for help from someone in authority; the ply opens with the crying at the steeps of Oedipus-- they humbly ask him to save their children and their city as he did before
- 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
- old and feeble; worn-out, ruined; Tiresias the most decrepit person there, Oedipus can't see the truth Tiresias can
- an order issued by someone in authority; Oedipus ordered that whoever committed the murder would be found and punished regardless of who it is
- 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...
5 True/False questions
Soothsayer → 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
Regicide → murder of a king; the murder of Laius
Duplicity → 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"
Oracle → a 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)
Affliction → a humble request for help from someone in authority; the ply opens with the crying at the steeps of Oedipus-- they humbly ask him to save their children and their city as he did before