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Unformatted text preview: G R E E K A N D A M E R I C A DRA N 8/3/11 MA Katie Maynard – Axia College – LIT210 Professor Williams “Oedipus Rex” & “A Raisin in the Sun” A Comparative Dealing with a family member’s death Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/3/11 Dramatic Devices Plot – events relating to each other • Characterization – who are the characters • • Protagonist – the hero • 8/3/11 Conflict – the struggle Theme Oedipus not Good men in the Sun Family is veryRex A Raisin areimportant perfect 8/3/11 Use of Devices “Oedipus Rex” • Dialog – we learn of deaths • Action – we see his turmoil • Chorus – we hear the thoughts 8/3/11 Use of Devices “A Raisin in the Sun” • Setting – able to see their status • Dialog – we learn who they are • Action – we see their struggle 8/3/11 Affects of a Family Member’s Death “Oedipus Rex” • Iocaste marries a new man • Oedipus is horrified of the truth he seeks • Iocaste killers herself • Oedipus blinds himself 8/3/11 Affects of a Family Member’s Death “A Raisin in the Sun” • Walter is pushed to improve life • Beneatha is determined to succeed Lena carries the dream of her husband • 8/3/11 Final Comparison “A Raisin in the Sun” “Oedipus Rex” 8/3/11 References Abcarian, R., & Klotz, M. (2007). Literature: The human experience (shorter 9th ed.). Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s. Handsley, S. (2001, March). “What about us?”The residual effects of sudden death on self-identity and family relationships. Mortality. Retrieved August 23, 2009 from http://search.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.apollolibrary.com/login.aspx? Speakersnotes, “A Raisin in the Sun” website, 8/3/11 Contact Information Katie Maynard Axia College of University of Phoenix ndnmusic@email.phoenix.edu 8/3/11 ...
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This note was uploaded on 08/03/2011 for the course LIT 210 taught by Professor Dexter during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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