Category: Sophocles

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Oedipus at Colonus in a Nutshell

In the final play, Oedipus at Colonus, he solves the riddle of man and the mystery of suffering through the moral lessons that Oedipus has learned from the tragic experiences recounted in the earlier play.

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Oedipus Rex in a Nutshell

More than merely a tragedy. It is a profound meditation on the relationship between fate and free will…