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happened by then (Grene, D.n.d.). Moreover, it appears that Jokasta finds out ahead of Oedipus and therefore we come to know that because of the bad news she commits suicide (Grene, D.n.d.) . Towards the end of the drama, Oedipus finds out that Jokasta indeed was his mother and Laios his father (Grene, D.n.d.). Oedipus murdered his father with his own hands and afterwards he got married and spilt his bedroom among his own mother (Grene, D.n.d.). He found out the reality about who he really was and his existance (Grene, D.n.d.). Also, he become blind due to taking his eyes out and later on he leaves his kids behind for Jokasta’s brother so he can look after them (Grene, D.n.d.). He then drove away from his kingdom just so the bann and curse could no longer influence the population of Thebes anymore (Grene, D.n.d.). This specific dramaactually advises and makes us learn a moral on what could happen when we try to escape who we really are and what our destiny has written for us (Grene, D.n.d.). Here we see how Oedipus always turned his back away and tried to elope from his ancestry and his birthplace due to the fact that he was afraid of the prophecy that was predicte about his destiny (Grene, D.n.d.). Therefore, he made his destiny become a fact and reality (Grene, D.n.d.).
Literary Analysis of Oedipus the King5Reference:Grene, D. (n.d.). Oedipus the King Sophocles. Retrieved from swebdav/pid-6853221-dt-content-rid-13219013_2/courses/11795.ENGL.205.10.201810/Oedipus_the_King_Grene%20translation.pdf