Show three ways that Sophocles’ Oedipus the King follows rules laid out by Aristotle in the selections from The Poetics that you read.
Sophocles, et al (2010) stated that Aristotle outlined the characteristics of a good tragic hero. He must be "better than we are," a man who is superior to the average man in some way. In Oedipus's case, he is superior not only because of social standing, but also because he is smart, he is the only person who could solve the Sphinx's riddle. At the same time, a tragic hero must evoke both pity and fear, and Aristotle claims that the best way to do this is if he is imperfect. A character with a mixture of good and evil is more compelling that a character who is merely good. And Oedipus is definitely not perfect; although a clever man, he is blind to the truth and refuses to believe Teiresias's warnings. . In Oedipus the King, fate is an idea that surfaces again and again. Whether or not Oedipus has a "tragic flaw" is a matter that will destructive to personal life, thus he considers the unexpected ironic objectives considering Aristotle.
How does Sophocles’ Oedipus the King reflect the aesthetics of the Classical Age?
What two medieval works best demonstrate the memento mori motif?
Carter, et al (1997) explains that medievalism is the system of belief and practice characteristic of the Middle Ages, or devotion to