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Unformatted text preview: learns he will kill his father and marry his mother (he cannot accept his moira/fate). He leaves home to avoid killing Polybos and marrying Merope. Since the audience knows Odeipuss outcome, its ironic to see the play progress. He flees home to avoid fulfilling prophecy where he ends up killing his REAL father Laios and marry Iokaste his TRUE mother. Irony disjunction between what seems to be true and what is true...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2009 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08
- Oedipus Rex, Oedipus