- Created by: lyd_kate
- Created on: 26-03-18 10:01
Power and responsibility
Oedipus - taken it upon himself to avenge Laius' death - has responsibility to as King. By avenging Laius he defends himself - dramatic irony. Would not have been possible wth fiction, as no context understanding. Performed at festival - one time viewing - important to understand first time.
Antigone - Creon has responsibility to look after kindom after Eteocles/Polynices death. Important for tragic hero (both good and bad) Myth creates established background for story - understanding of why stubborn - links to them - Delian league. Possible in fiction, but…