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    Oedipus The King Jocasta

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    the “Oedipus the king”, Jocasta is seen as an excellent, loving queen figure who stood strongly on her intelligence while controlling any difficult situation, but she is as fragile as a beautiful flower base who can be shattered easily by her own false hope and belief . Jocasta, a mother and a wife of Oedipus, became the most tragic victim of Oedipus’s fate beside the tragic hero himself. From the beginning when the oracle foretold the fate of the Thebes kingdom, Jocasta was already involved in the

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    Antigone Vs. Jocasta

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    figuratively, were to stand behind men at all times. The mother and daughter combination of Jocasta, the typical Greek aristocrat, and Antigone, a strong-willed woman who defies her sex role, opposing each other in almost every aspect, clearly portrays the different lives of women at the time of these Greek tragedies. The political beliefs of both women vary in terms of their personalities. Jocasta obeys the laws of the state and always remain obedient to her husband whether Oedipus or Laius

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    Jocasta as the Victim of Oedipus the King

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    Jocasta as the Victim of Oedipus the King The play Oedipus the King by Sophocles has often been described as the story of a “tragic hero.” This story is indeed tragic; however, Oedipus is not the only character stricken by tragedy. Equally stricken may be the character of Jocasta. She, as well as Oedipus, suffers many tragedies throughout the story. Shifting the story to a different perspective quite possibly may increase how we view it. The point is not to denounce Oedipus’ role as a tragic

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    Hey everyone let’s put our feet in Jocasta shoes right quick you can hop out at any time you feel you are ready. Jocasta was a queen in Thebes that had a bad secret or oracle. Jocasta was a women that fell in love with a man that tried to beat fate and soon she tried to do the same thing. Jocasta was married to Laius and they had a child named Oedipus. Jocasta got Laius drunk and soon was pregnant and Laius didn’t want to have children because of his fate. Laius stabbed Oedipus and had him put on

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    Jocasta is the queen of Thebes. She is married to Oedipus, the king of Thebes. Little did Jocasta and Oedipus know when they got married is that, Jocasta is Oedipus’s mother. The reason they did not know this very important piece of information is because Laius, Jocasta’s other husband, and Oedipus’s father had gotten a prophecy. The prophecy was that someday, Laius would be killed by his own son. So they took Oedipus and bound his ankles together and gave him to a Shepherd. They both thought that

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    Jocasta And Jocasta

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    In Oedipus Tyrannus, the cultural way of thinking has been challenged by Oedipus himself and also the queen of Thebes, Jocasta. Oedipus is a king of Thebes who claimed himself to be incredibly smart for solving the riddles and he has helped the city who happened to be falling apart from the missing of their king. While in searching for the murderer of Laius, Oedipus called upon the presence of Teresias – the blind prophet. Oedipus requested Teresias to inform him about the truth that he knew about

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    Jocasta Mask

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    A woman hiding a mistake until it stabbed her in the back; or, more accurately, hanged her by the neck. A woman who wanted control in her life, so she rid herself of fate, only to realize that there was no escaping fate. However fast Jocasta ran from it, it ran faster. In her life and on my mask, two themes are evident: the fact that no one can escape the fate of the gods, and that past sins have a way of catching up with us. When you take a closer look, these themes evident in my mask. Jocasta’s

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    Gender Roles In Jocasta

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    women throughout history. Told through the character Jocasta, an Ancient Greek tragedy called, “Oedipus the King”, was written in the year 430 B.C. when the author Sophocles generated a counterpart to Oedipus, using her to reveal the oppression of women by telling of a conflict in her relationship with Oedipus,

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    The Role of Jocasta in Oedipus the King "Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love Him."  (James 1:12)  Such is the proclamation in the Holy Bible, and so was the proclamation in ancient Greece. Since the founding of religion, the gods have sought to test those with power. Jocasta was sent by Apollo to do just that: to test Oedipus' - the king of Thebes - faith and conviction. Throughout

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    the children you share. Jocasta is the Queen of Thebes, Never the less when a person is to think about what a queen 's life would be like, it would not be wrong to picture glamorous parties, fancy clothes and even an easy stress free life. However Jocastas first marriage did seem to emulate that life, and it seems like her first marriage to King Laius was happy. After the arrival or her son the happy king and queen receive the prophecy

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