Oedipus Quotes

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"Evil not done unconsiously, but willed. The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves." (Page 130, Right column)
Point This shows that it was Oedipus's fault that he did as he did, that is was not the profacyes fault.
Explanation Everyone thought it was the profocys fault yet it could have been Oedipus's or Iokaste's fault. The quote shows how we can be the downfall of ourselves yet we still may blame it on others even if we know that we had done wrong. Also it could mean that our fate can be changed by our dissions.
2. Quote "A husband by her husband, children by her child." (Page 131, Left column)
Point Oedipus finally realizes that he has done wrong. sleeping with his mother and killing his father.
Explanation Husband by husband

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