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Unformatted text preview: -Hellenistic theater-Khoregos – Producer of tragedy-Stasimon – Structure of tragedy (Choral interlude)-Khoros – Chorus-Episodios - episodes Oedipus the King -Oedipus is seen as the prime example of man kind-Suppliants (Formalities of help) o Zeus Xenios (Guest friend ship rules)-Solved the riddle of the sphinx making him the prime of men. -Logic and reason are a tool of humans making us above all animals-Oedipus hides nothing from the people who sincerely wants to solve problem of the polis. -Lines 160 speech, “Shall I expel this poison in the blood.”-“Therefore in righting him I serve myself”-Sophocles Irony, based on Human Ignorance, using a specific type of irony where the characters are unaware of their irony.-Tragic Flaw – Humartia, hubris...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ACLC 110 taught by Professor Dangremmler during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Albany.
- Spring '08