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Unformatted text preview: mother decides to leave Corinth city-state forever to overcome his fate leaves Corinth, never told he was adopted makes his way to Thebes to a place where 3 roads meet: Oedipus crossroads road rage, Oedipus kills Laertes [father] goes to the Sphinx, bad mom syndrome city is having troubles, last one to see them Prophet Tiresias Sophoclean Irony further back in mythical time, Tiresias [alive] hints clues to everyone realizes things are not getting better in the lands tries to be good leader and say I feel everyones pain king of Corinth dies, finds out he is not the true son of king Laertes Finds out Lias is true father, Oedipus killed him...
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- Spring '08
- Oedipus Rex, Oedipus