Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

The Hired Girl

Laura Amy Schlitz

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Overview: Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

Sophocles, 430*
Famous for: Twisted family relationships and some stomach-turning eye-gouging.

If all the fate and prophecy stuff in Sophocles’ Oedipus is making this play feel pretty antiquated, think of Oedipus as a play about truth—and the consequences of not accepting the truth. The 60second Recap can think of a few public figures who could take a lesson from Sophocles’ protagonist…

 

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