In the next scene, Tiresias comes to visit Oedipus. Tiresias is a blind prophet. Oedipus asks the prophet to uncover the murderer of king Laius. He tells him to that he wants them to put the murderer to death or to drive them into exile. Tiresias tells him that h...
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... prevent their fate, Jocasta and Laius decided to kill their baby once it was born, but one of the messengers felt bad and gave the baby to a couple that wanted a baby. Growing up Oedipus never knew that his parents were not his biological so parents; so when a prophet told him that he was going to kill his father and marry his mother, he decided to run away. In his journey, he came along a man that did not want to get out his way. They were both very stubborn so Oedipus killed the man and his messengers. Then he came to this town called Thebes and married the Queen. Not knowing that he killed his biological father and married his biological mother. I feel that this text approaches fate as a whole, because the main character Oedipus fate was to kill his father and married his mother. His parents should have known that they couldn’t change the course of their life.
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