The Symbolism Of Truth In Oedipus The King

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As the question asks, there appears to me to be a great deal of symbolism that we have read in our play this week. One piece of symbolism that I observed in the play was the concept of truth. In the play, the character Oedipus seemed to do a good job on representing the symbolism and meaning of discovering the truth.

So how is the concept of truth symbolic in this story? If we remember in the beginning of our story, Oedipus sought to find out who killed Laius. Oedipus even went so far as to damn himself if the killer should share his hearth and home. Now, while he is referring to a curse in this scene, Oedipus none the less is a seeker of the truth.

The symbolism of truth appears again in the scene where Oedipus is seeking the truth regarding
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