Oedipus Mentality

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Sophocles revisits Oedipus’s past experience with the Sphinx to show his mentality of how he believes that he can do it all himself and he doesn’t need the gods help or anyone else 's help either. If he believes that he can do it all himself this creates suspension about what it to come for Oedipus in the future. This mentality shows how stubborn and how close minded he is. On line 439-441 the text states, “I say that with your dearest family, unknown to you, you are living in disgrace. You have no idea how bad things are.” Oedipus is very ignorant and oblivious to what is happening around him.
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