Unformatted text preview: a. “If what he is praying for is fulfilled and you get back to Thebes, then I beg you, by all the gods, do not leave my body to be dishonored. Set me in a tomb, and have me buried with full funeral rites.” 4. Why does Polyneices say he cannot go back to Argos? a. “It is dishonourable to live in exile and to be made a laughing stock like this, when I’m the elder son.” 5. Why does Oedipus tell Theseus to keep his resting place secret? a. “You must not ever divulge this place to any mortal man by revealing its concealed location or the general area where it lies, so that for all time it may protect you more effectively than shields and spears or many foreign allies. “...
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