- Sophocles’ Oedipus the King
effect so that each event cannot be separated from each other. For example, because of plague
- Who is the guiltiest in the play? This was asked by Mr. Boyd in the lesson. I answered it quickly as “Oedipus”. However,
when I think the whole play deeply,
- I started to wonder about Jocasta’s character. She was a loyal wife and she applied whatever Laius said. On the contrary, she always comes out against Oedipus while he is trying to reveal the murderer . As she refuses the prophecies and she tells don’t pay attention those sayings like in line 1040. Moreover, she is such a woman that when Oedipus blamed Creon as murderer, she begs Oedipus to save Creon’s life. She didn’t do the same thing for her child and she sent her son to death in cold blood.