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Oedipus Rex By Aristotle

Oedipus Rex Introduction Oedipus Rex is one of the categories of three operates by Sophocles known as Theban operates, since they connect with the destinies of the Theban category of Oedipus and his kids. The other two operates of this team are Antigone and Oedipus at Colonus. However although the three operates are attached by design …

Antigone Study Guide and Summary

Plot Overview The Chorus introduces the players. Antigone is the girl who will rise up alone and die young. Haemon, Antigone’s dashing fiancé, chats with Ismene, her beautiful sister. Though one would have expected Haemon to go for Ismene, he inexplicably proposed to Antigone on the night of a ball. Creon is king of Thebes, …