Causes His Fate By Sophocles Oedipus Uncovers His Fate

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Oedipus The King Discovers His Fate In today’s culture we live our personal decisions that we strongly believe in In the play Oedipus The King by Sophocles fate is constantly hidden and freewill uncovers his Destiny. Odious is battling against is his fate. In the beginning of the play Oedipus is hopeful to discover about his family background. He is struggling to accept the truth about his past, and he decides to investigate his past, and he becomes his own worst enemy by destroying relationship with his family and with himself. For instance, when Oedipus was becoming an adult he overheard from the Oracle that his actual parents were not his real parents. As time passed, he strongly believed that his adopted parents were his real parents then he decided to migrate to the thebe because he is trying to avoid the prediction of his fate that the Oracle’s had made. Oedipus character is based on his actions, and he felt hopeful about himself. Most of the time people are confident because they are searching for the truth about themselves. The conclusion of the play is tragic; he feels that he should be responsible for his own actions. People don’t have control over fate, but they have chances in life to make decisions that impacts their life. For instance, the author says, “I was told to get rid of it, it was said…show more content…
Oedipus life and his fate were tragic for him. However, Oedipus 's tragic fall was made by forces beyond his control or by aspects of his character that led to wrong judgments and action. Fate exists, but ultimately man makes his own decisions and bears the responsibility for them. One 's ending is already determined, but free will decides how one gets there to their destination. Oedipus mistake was not killing his father and marrying his mother, he kept trying to go against the gods and

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