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Major Essay: Assessment 3

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Major essay for Texts and Traditions. Summer school 2014. Oedipal Contribution to Contemporary Times.

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Major Essay: Assessment 3
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Human Interest Entertainment Disaster Literature Oedipus Social psychology Greek mythology Incest in fiction Operas Oedipus the King Sophocles Creon Tiresias Tragic hero Hubris
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Human Interest Entertainment Disaster Literature Oedipus Social psychology Greek mythology Incest in fiction Operas Oedipus the King Sophocles Creon Tiresias Tragic hero Hubris
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This is the central theme that is significant to contemporary world and therefore is of great contribution as society continues to justify behavior through reason causing misfortune. The importance of the continued use of the text Oedipus Rex in the western world is because it provides a platform of reflecting upon one’s action caused from the legitimation of reason against fate. Much of today’s society continues to portray this behaviour, highlighting the limitation. It can be commented that through the primary conflict of the play, it demonstrates that we are bound to our fate regardless of the mannerism we approach it. The Chorus in the play acts as the voice of reason and conveys that men are bound to fate, “what man can protect himself, w...
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