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Unformatted text preview: Diction: Traditional style of speech. Oedipus’ speech seems to be the same as those of lower class than him. Idea: A prophet’s foretelling comes to light. Step 7: Do a conflict analysis Oedipus fights with himself to see the truth yet blind Tiresias can see the truth. Step 8: Do a structural analysis Identify the spatio temporal grid Hillside/Mountains road to Thebes Palace Map out the character relationships Jocasta/Oedipus/ Polybus Antigone/Creon Ismene Polynices Chorus Map the objects Woolen branches- natural and artificial Noose - natural fibers but man-made Do an image grid Sight/blindness- truth of the situation Suicide- death of an illusion that they lived Reflect on the significance of the title Oedipus Rex : This title represents the main character and all the sorrows that lived with him. This name means swollen foot and refers to how his feet were after he had been abandoned in the mountains....
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