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ENGL - 2330-001 - World Literature: Oedipus 1

by: Kaleigh Kemp

ENGL - 2330-001 - World Literature: Oedipus 1 ENGL 2330

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These notes cover week 2, and are the beginning of our notes on Oedipus.
World Literature
Dr. Mark D. Baumgartner
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#worldlit, #oedipus, #etsu, #engl2330, #baumgartner
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kaleigh Kemp on Tuesday September 6, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ENGL 2330 at East Tennessee State University taught by Dr. Mark D. Baumgartner in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 58 views. For similar materials see World Literature in ENGLISH (ENG) at East Tennessee State University.

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Date Created: 09/06/16
September 2, 2016 World Literature Oedipus *Oedipus is translated to “swollen feet”  “to know”  Remember Oedipus had his feet pinned as a child  Notice how the foot is a symbol throughout the reading; talk about a foot­fetish! Cultural Relativism: All about the perspective from the specified culture Points of View st ­ 1 ­ 2nd ­ 3rd *Sophocles DID NOT WRITE Oedipus the King Antigone is the sequel to the play of Oedipus the King  Oedipus the King  Characters: Oedipus­ the king of Thebes (fictional version of Athens,) who defeats the Sphinx by solving the riddle. ­ Sophocles in his time played a political role in society Notes by Kaleigh are in accordance with the instructors’ notes. These notes are NOT plagiarized and are put into an original format. September 2, 2016 World Literature Oedipus Tiresias­ Blind and old prophet from Apollo Kreon­ Oedipus’ brother­in­law and uncle; Jokasta’s brother *Refer to page 495 for the conversation between Oedipus and Tiresias *The occurrence with the Sphinx is a reference/mirror to what was going on in Athens at the  time; Athens was dealing with war. Notes by Kaleigh are in accordance with the instructors’ notes. These notes are NOT plagiarized and are put into an original format.


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