Essays Tagged: "Thebes Greece"

comparison the characters Oedipus & Odysseus

on his own terms; he becomes increasingly inflexible. Having accepted the responsibility for saving Thebes, he will on his own see the matter through, without compromise, without lies, without subterf ...

(2 pages) 71 1 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Do you believe that the type of person we are will determine the choices we make? Do you believe in fate?

not to blame since Oedipus was arrogent and made the choices he did. He choose to go to the town of Thebes. He choose to kill his father. Fate is not to blame since Oedipus was arrogent and made the c ...

(2 pages) 68 2 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Antigone" is an interesting Greek story by Sophocles.

s it is everyone's duty to obey their king regardless of what they believe is right. "The people of Thebes think not." "The people of Thebes since when do I take my orders from the people of Thebes"(p ...

(1 pages) 31 0 2.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The elements of a tragedy by Aristotle.

tion of the play should occur in one location. In "Oedipus Rex" the play takes place in the town of Thebes. Oedipus says "Oh my Thebans, hear him!" (http://classics.mit.edu/Sophocles/oedipus.html). Si ... http://classics.mit.edu/Sophocles/oedipus.html). Since he is taking to Thebans then they must be in Thebes because Thebans would be people who live in Thebes. In Julius Caesar the action of the play m ...

(6 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Essay on Power in "Antigone" by Sophocles

Thesis: Creon’s absolute power over the citizens of Thebes, the chorus, and Haimon has made Creon think himself to be superior than others and this prov ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Is Ignorance Bliss?

and marries his mother. In order to avoid that fate Oedipus left his parents in Corinth and went to Thebes. On his way he killed King Laius and then proceeded and saved Thebes from the sphinx. He did ... eeded and saved Thebes from the sphinx. He did this with knowledge, knowledge of life. After saving Thebes, he married the queen Jocasta and lived happily for some time. Then the city was struck by a ...

(2 pages) 462 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hamartia

Hamartia Dana Alyssa J. Macarilay, IV-F It is a bleak irony; the truth that will set Oedipus -and Thebes- free, is the same truth that will damn him and will cause his people to condemn him. Despite ... eatness, and greatness is attributed only to the heroes. In the same way Oedipus is the hero of his Thebes, I am the heroine of my own life. I will face the truth no matter how much it might wound me; ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues