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Who Is Responsible For The Death Of Oedipus The King

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At the beginning of the play,Oedipus is focused on the search for the person guilty of murdering the former king, because there has been a horrible plague that has come on Thebes. Since the oracle said to find the former king's murderer, Oedipus spends his time questioning people. He starts by telling the chorus “Someone must know something! No matter whom this evil man may be, I forbid everyone in Thebes to receive him as a guest to his home, speak with him, pray with him, or conduct sacrifices to any god with him.”(4) Oedipus gives guidelines to his subjects…that if they find anything they have to tell Oedipus right away. He starts to question people about the murder.He asks questions to the blind seer, Tiresias, because he knows things

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