Artboard Created with Sketch. Close Search Dialog
! Error Created with Sketch.

The Oedipus Plays

Sophocles
Further study Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

1 of 5
Why does Creon think his treatment of Polynices is acceptable?

2 of 5
Why is the fact that Sophocles' audience already knew the Oedipus story important?

3 of 5
How do most characters in the plays die?

4 of 5
What do the plays suggest is a basic duty people owe to the dead?

5 of 5
What is the significance of the three-way crossroad?