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English 273 - Greek Research (Oedipus): The Tragic Hero


Watch the exchange between self-blinded Oedipus and Creon in Sophocles' Greek tragedy Oedipus Rex. Video. Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 15 Jun. 2023.


1.  What are the basic components of classic Greek tragedies?

2.  What are the attributes of a tragic hero?

3.  What is catharsis?


Database Articles


Arts and Humanities Throughout the Eras - "Greek Tragedy" (click on image to access)

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

Encyclopedia of Religion - "Catharsis" (click on image to access)

Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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