Lesson 5 Graded Assignment 1

Write a five-paragraph, thesis-driven essay analyzing key elements of Oedipus the King. You may consider the role of the chorus, the tragic elements of the play, the symbolic meaning of events, such as Oedipus’ blindness, or Sophocles’ use of irony. Include ideas from the required readings where appropriate. Include proper MLA citations and references for all material cited. Include at least two database articles from YC databases along with a Works Cited.