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NameInstructorCourseDateOedipus a Tragic HeroThe tragic experienced by Oedipus a hero is a drama that is usually focused on human beings that portrays a person being brought down in an unexpected manner in means that are inevitable. The tragedy that happened to Oedipus is one that is considered to be the best poetry oftragedy ever presented. It was a very influential story. The tragedy in this drama is one that interfered with the reputation of Oedipus. Catharsis was created to the viewers due to the tragedythat was portrayed to have happened. This is the emptying out of emotions especially the sad emotions such as sadness. The feature of a tragic hero is well applied in this story because Oedipus was a good man before his downfall. He is not virtuous and neither is he evil. The story of Oedipus is one that portrays a circumstance that happened and was beyond thecontrol of Oedipus. The fate that is set for him was inevitable. The weaker traits that were beneath the hero became more prominent and he then realized that he had become powerless.