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Oedipus as mere puppet: Controlled by greater force fate

Oedipus as mere puppet

Introduction Oedipus, the protagonist of this Greek tragedy, is a character ruled by fate. Oedipus is destined to kill his father and marry his own mother. The Greeks believed profoundly in prophecies, pre-determined life, and divine laws. The Greeks’ belief was that the destiny of each individual was decided by …

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