Unformatted text preview: to Thebes is told and murder story revealed. Traveling along the road Oedipus was thrust aside by a stranger on a carriage and then after striking that man back, he was hit by the driver. Oedipus full of rage for such a small offense killed all men traveling on the carriage. Oedipus was stubborn to move out of the way and his pride held him steadfast in front of the carriage, causing the situation to escalate quickly resulting in five men’s deaths. Oedipus’ pride ultimately was the cause of his family’s destruction and his own downfall....
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- Spring '08
- Literature, English-language films, Nitecki Oedipus