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Where does Oedipus go Wrong?

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Aristotle thought that action was more important than character. What action, or actions, does Oedipus take that really cause his downfall? Are they justified? Does he have good reasons for his actions?Does the fact that the Gods foretold Oedipus’s fate relieve him of responsibility?Then there is the question of character. What is it about Oedipus’s […]