Why he was the only person who could solve the riddle

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why he was the only person who could solve the riddle of the Sphinxif the rumors that Polybus adopted him are truewhether Creon has been plotting against himAfter Oedipus has blinded himself, he expresses all the following, EXCEPT:The gods are cruel, deceitful, and unjustIt was right that he should be blindHe should be exiled immediately.It would have been better if he had allowed to die when he was an infant
When Oedipus asks the prophet to reveal the name of the murderer, what is theprophet’sresponse?
He claims that he does not know because Apollo has kept the name from himThe king was never murdered at all; he is still alive in another land.He claims that Creon ordered the murder of the former kingAlthough Tiresias knows the answer, it is better that no one else ever learns the truthWhat happened when Teiresias began the "rites of burnt offering at the altar"?
In Oedipus Rex, at the opening of the play, why does Apollo punish the Thebans?
Question 46All the following ideas as examples of irony, EXCEPT
In the Prologue, lines 99-100, what is being referred to here as old defilement...?the current plague of deathThe unsolved murder of King Laiusthe plague caused by the Sphinxthe curse of Apollo against Laius
jocasta committed suicide in Oedipus Rex because she....could not bear to kill Oedipuscould not bear the knowledge that she slept with her own soncould not bear to kill her childrencould not bear to send Creon out of ThebesWhich of the following lines can be considered as the Climax of the play?Ode 4, lines 1-13Scene 4, lines 55Scene 4, lines 65-67Scene 4 , lines 68-73In Jocasta's words from Scene 2, lines 321-328and then again in Scene 3, lines 1-9 , both involve thegods. however, the context of her lines seem to contradict. What figure of speech is used in thesestatements.OxymoronmetaphorParadoxmetaphor
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Irony, Greek Mythology, Jocasta, climax of the play Oedipus Rex

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