This is a paper that is focusing on the literal and also figurative meaning of sight used in Oedipus Rex. The paper also provides four other scholarly sources for the assignment.
Literal and also figurative meaning of sight used in Oedipus Rex
The essay must be written in expository, 5 Paragraph Format (i.e., Introduction, 3 Supporting Paragraphs, Conclusion, etc.).
You must also include at least 5 Sources in this essay:
The Primary Source
Four Scholarly Sources
And at least 5pgs (1,500 words)
See the following link for an example to the Sample Student Research Essay.
See the following Essay Prompts to help aid your ability to come up with a research topic with which to address:
1. “…For Tragedy is an imitation, not of men [women], but of an action and of life, and life consists in action, and its end is a mode of action, not a quality.”–From Aristotle’s Definition of “Tragedy”Sophocles Oedipus the King is one of the first examples of Greek Tragedy . Sight is an evolving theme throughout the text. Using specific characters from the text, etc., explain the literal and also figurative meaning of sight used in Oedipus Rex? What makes the issue of sight so tragic ? Use specific evidence from the text to help validate your claims therein.
2. With regard to Williams’, “Streetcar Named Desire”, in a cogent, research piece, Stanley Kowalski on several occasions makes reference to “The Napoleonic Code” in the text. Why does he make reference to this nefarious law in Louisiana? Explain the use of the Napoleonic Code in the text. Have you experienced the Napoleonic Code elsewhere in the course?
3. Hamlet slays Polonius who is behind the Arras. The next set of events, arguably, lead to the tragic ending to the text. In a cogent essay response, explain in detail through specific examples used in the text, how Polonius’ death leads to at least three deaths (specific characters in Hamlet) by the end of the text.
4. In Hurston’s, “How It Feels to Be Colored Me”, explore and explain what Hurston’s tone is throughout the text. Does her tone change at different points, why? Be specific to the text.
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