Oedipus Rex

The Hubris of Oedipus in Oedipus the King

Hubris is defined as excessive pride toward or defiance of the gods, leading to nemesis. There are many different stances taken on this topic. In a greek tragedy titled …

Oedipus is a Tragic Hero (Oedipus Rex Analysis)

In Sophocles’s Oedipus Rex, Oedipus is a tragic hero. Every tragic hero has a hamartia, which is a fatal flaw. The hamartia “is that deficiency in their char…