Oedipus- Fate or Choice
Humans have slowly evolved from of belief that their existence was dictated by the gods to a belief that they, themselves, can make free choices. This transition is seen by Sophocles and such he writes Oedipus the King as a way of showing such a transition though not so much as The Orestia (Sophocles 136). Oedipus the King brings into light the clash of both ideas: fate versus choice. After Oedipus find outs that he is the bane of Thebes as the killer of his father (King Laius) and the husband of his mother (Queen Jocasta), he stabs his own eyes because he could not bear to face the pe…
- Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Chando and Wittus, 1964 (originally published in 1932), 213 pp.
- Oedipus- Fate or Choice
- The Journey of Odysseus
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