In anger he believes that creon is lying as well as

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In anger he believes that Creon is lying as well as the prophet, in an attempt to take the throne from him. So Oedipus asks Jocasta about the day the King died and about the servant who survived to get answers. The Herdsman and the servant who survived both tell their truths and reveal the part of the play that has both the reversal and the recognition effect. Its reversal because with Oedipus seeking the truth to discover if King Liaus is in fact the man he murdered, he also discovers that he did end up killing his father and commiting incest by marrying his mother and bearing four children with her, which is the recognition effect. Oedipus returns to Thebes to kill Jocasta who figured out while he was gone that Oedipus was her son and committed suicide by hanging herself. Oedipus finds her dead and uses her jewelry for puncture out his eyes. He decides to banish himself from the kingdom of Thebes to the hands of Creon. In comparison to the 1967 version of the film version of the play, there were actually many differences, but mostly in the beginning of the play. In the film there were no traditional greek masks that were worn but there were costumes or outfits that I would assume they wore in greece such as robes that are like drapery, crowns and jewelry for the Kings and Queens, and cloth for the citizens that cover their private areas. One of the flaws in the film version was that Jocasta didn’t look aged at all from the beginning where she is with King Liaus, to the middle and end where she is with Oedipus. She looked exactly the same, without a single gray hair or
COMPARE AND CONTRAST ESSAY3 wrinkles. The biggest flaw in my opinion is where they show Oedipus approaching the Sphinx because the film shows a man just wearing a mask which completely disappointed me. I really was expecting to see some type of creativity when creating the Sphinx in the film version because they didn’t have green screen effects or any type of animation that we do have in present time. Oedipus also didn’t solve a riddle, but in fact just slayed the Sphinx with his sword, while the Sphinx said “it is no use” which was referring to Oedipus using his sword to defeat him. Now for the plot throughout the film, there were many differences as well. In the beginning of the film, I realized that there was minimal speaking. Also the scenery and background seemed to be a bit more modern than I expected (as if they were in the 1900’s). The plot difference was that Jocasta temporarily did in fact raise Oedipus up till he was a toddler that

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