What is situational irony in "Oedipus Rex"?
Oedipus Rex is a Greek play about the fate of Oedipus, who, as the king of Thebes, learns he has committed a horrible crime against his family.
Answer and Explanation:
Irony in Oedipus Rex results from the audience knowing the final story (the events that lead to Oedipus' self-blinding and exile as punishment for...
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