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Synopsis Sheet Name: Period: (Skip lines between each section) Date started/date completed: 10/3/18-10/7/18 Number of pages read: 89 Rating (1-10): 7 Title: Oedipus Rex Author: Sophocles Genre: tragedy Setting: (time) (place) Thebes, Greece Tone: (3 tone words) ironic, mysterious, gloomy Major characters: (at least 3) (3 personality traits per character) (1 MLA parenthetical citation per character) Oedipus: committed, fatherly, loved (1478-1510). Creon: understanding, intuitive, jarring (1422-23). Jocasta: faithful, fair, rash (1237-1242). Motif/Symbol: (at least 1) (2 or more MLA parenthetical citations) Blindness and sight (1269-1275) (1294-95).
Memorable quotations: (at least 3) (MLA parenthetical citations) “Poor children! I’m aware, not unaware… you haven’t wakened me from quiet sleep. No I’ve been weeping constantly for you, exploring many winding roads of thought” (58-67). “An oracle once came to Laius from (let’s say) Apollo’s servants, not the god, declaring that whatever child was born to him and me would cause Laius’s death” (711-14). “Aa-ahh! Now everything’s becoming clear! O light-the last I’ll ever see, I stand exposed, all wrong in parents, those with whom I lived and him I murdered, wrong, all wrong!” (1182-85). Universal theme: (in a complete sentence) (2 or more MLA parenthetical citations) The universal theme is that we can try to make things different but if it’s destiny there is no way

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