Oedipus the King By Sophocles
The famed Athenian tragedy in which Oedipus?s own faults contribute to his tragic downfall.A great masterpiece on which Aristotle based his aesth
Etic theory of drama in the Poetics and from which Freud derived the Oedipus complex, King Oedipus puts out a sentence on the unknown murderer of his father Laius. By a gradual unfolding of incidents, Oedipus learns that he was the assassin and that Jocasta, his wife, is also his mother. .