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English , 14.11.2020 23:10

In Sophocles's Greek tragedy Oedipus the King, Oedipus discovers that he has unknowingly killed his biological father and married his birth mother. The horror of this truth causes Jocasta, Oedipus’s wife/mother, to hang herself and Oedipus to stab himself in the eyes. What element of Greek tragedy do these final two acts give expression to?
A.
catastrophe
B.
hamartia
C.
anagnorisis
D.
catharsis
E.
hubris

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