The Oedipus the King versus The Fate
Some people like to read divination to know their future. If people know what will
happen to in their lives, can they change the future?
Troy’s princess Cassandra got a gift from
the God god Apollo, which was foresight of the future. However, because of she rejected
Apollo’s love, he took the power of persuasion from her. She told everyone that Troy will would
be destroyed, but no one believed her. She Cassandra knew what was coming, but she could not
change anything. In her situation, she did her best to change the future, but the fate won in this
game. Sometimes, Even even though, People people know they cannot change the future, they
still would like to do anythingtry to change the futureit. However, vanity destroys everything
they did have done for their future, and as in the case of the Oedipus the kingKing was one of
them. Oedipus had a different situation from Cassandra. He did not had have to persuade anyone.
He just needed to avoid his fate, and he did tried try to avoid the that fate, but he did not tried try
his best. By understanding his situation, people can start to point out that what he could have
done to fix his life. After he heard the prophecy, to not avoid having that prophecy became
thecome true, he could have decided not to kill anyone, he could no not to marry anyone or at
least not to marry any older woman, and he couldto
just live peacefully and not being a hero.
His But Oedipus’s vanity ruined himself.
When Oedipus was born, he received a prophecy that he will would kill his birth father,
and sleep with his birth mother. His birth father was afraid of that this prophecy becomes would
come true, so he asked someone to kill the baby Oedipus for him, . but However, the guy man
who was asked to kill the baby Oedipus did decided not only to kill baby Oedipushim but instead
he also gave him to a shepherd in a neighboring country’s shepherd.
This shepherd took