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The Oedipus Plays

by: Sophocles

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quick Quiz

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Why does Creon think his treatment of Polynices is acceptable?

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Why is the fact that Sophocles' audience already knew the Oedipus story important?

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How do most characters in the plays die?

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What do the plays suggest is a basic duty people owe to the dead?

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What is the significance of the three-way crossroad?