Oedipus Flashcards Preview

English > Oedipus > Flashcards

Flashcards in Oedipus Deck (10):
0

Hubris

Excessive pride

1

Tragedy

Involves conflicts from higher power

A downfall from your fate

2

Fate

Destined to happen

3

Personas

The tradition of masks
One actor who has multiple parts

4

Catharsis

When literature provides emotion

5

Prophecy

The foretelling of prediction of what is to come and is declared by the prophet

6

Oedipus complex

A boy is fixated on his mother and competed with his father for him moms attention

7

Tragic hero

Five traits

8

Tragic flaw

A personality trait of a main character that leads to his downfall

9

Good Greek

Role was to accept your fate willingly