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Is Oedipus at Colonus a tragedy?

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Is Oedipus at Colonus a tragedy?

Oedipus at Colonus:

Oedipus at Colonus is a play written by Sophocles shortly before his death. It is the middle part of the Oedipus trilogy that starts with Oedipus Rex and ends with Antigone.

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Oedipus at Colonus is indeed a tragedy. It tells the story of the end of Oedipus' life and the mourning that his daughters undergo. It is less strict...

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Foreshadowing in Oedipus the King

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Explore the use of foreshadowing, a type of literary device, in the play ''Oedipus Rex.'' Discover examples of foreshadowing including the blind seer Tiresias, the Oracle at Delphi, and even the name of the main character.


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