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Unformatted text preview: going to murder his father and marry his mother. A few years after that prophecy was told, he heard from the Oracle of Delphi that he was destined to kill his father and wed his mother. So the prophecy made it more difficult and scary for Oedipus so he wanted to try to avoid it. He also wants it not to happen so he fled from home to a mountain. So that is how Oedipus is a tragedy....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ENG 111 taught by Professor Ameson during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.
- Spring '08