Sophocles ' Fate And Free Will Essay
BODY 1 –GREEK DRAMA In the play "Oedipus Tyrannus" the author, Sophocles, illustrates how Oedipus’ destiny was determined by his infant 's fate and his character traits.
In this play Sophocles used a combo of visual and emotional imagery to assist his intended audience to picture and see Oedipus as a man of morality and pride. Oedipus fate was based on his driving for knowledge and seeking truth about his identity.
Unknowingly he has fulfilled his infant fated that stated that he would kill his parent and marry his mother. At the beginning of this play Oedipus believed that his parents were the King and queen of Corinth, despite the fact he was told the they weren 't his biological parents. A Delphic oracle had prophesied Oedipus…