Elements of Theatre for Each Play

Elements of Theatre for Each Play - E lements of Theatre...

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Elements of Theatre for Each Play Oedipus Movie o Really dramatized and showed the usage of masks Plot o Oedipus is determined to solve the mystery of who murdered the King Laios. This will end the plague in the city of Thebes. o In the end he discovers that he is the murderer of the King Laios and has unknowingly fulfilled the fate he sought to avoid. Exposition Conflict o Oedipus and Kreon o Oedipus and Fate o Oedipus and himself Suspense o Krean returns from consulting the Oracle o Oedipus berates Teiresias o Oedupus is suspicious of Kreon o Iokaste warns Oedipus not to listen to oracles o Sending for the Sheppard o “What you say in ungracious and unhelpful to your nations country”…. Oedipus berates him for being blind irony is Oedipus becomes blind
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Rising action o First Oracle Tells Leos that your son will kill you and marry your wife o Second Oracle Oedipus goes and consults the 2 nd oracle Someone tells him that his parents aren’t his real parents
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