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English 112 (English Composition II)
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Oedipus Forums Archive

The following pages capture the best of over 1,200 submissions to an online discussion about the play, Oedipus the King, that occurred from 1997 through 2003 at the Litonline website.

The Oedipus Complex     Pity and Fear    Study Guide  Learning from Others  Teaching the PlayLibrary at Alexandria, Egypt

Forum Questions:

Who are the chorus?      Is Oedipus selfless or self-centered?      Does the punishment fit the crime?

Oedipus vs. Creon    Is Oedipus a true leader?      Is Oedipus a free man or fool of the gods?  

Jocasta's shame    Regicide vs. Incest    Theme    Filming (and Staging) Oedipus the King    Oedipus vs. Hamlet


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