oedipus rex Prologue: The play opens with the citizens of Thebes gathering around the Theban palace. Oedipus the king exits the Theban palace. He inquires to a priest as to why his hobby are praying and lamenting. The priest explains that they are praying to the gods to end the plague; which has stupid their city. This plague had rendered crops useless, wasted all the pastures, and left woman blunt and unborn children dead. The priest begs for Oedipus’ help. Oedipus tells the priest that he feels the city’s disoblige.
He states the torture he endu res is worse for he feels the pain of all the people of Thebes. Oedipus says that he has known of the plague for a while, and has searched the ends of his mind for an answer. He tries to ease the pain of his citizens and give them admit by telling them he has sent his brother-in-law, Creon to the oracle at Delphi. Creon appears bearing good news, the oracle knows the cause of the curse. He says that ...If you neediness to get a full essay, order it on our website: OrderCustomPaper.com
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