Nashville Great Books Discussion Group

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Friday, February 17, 2006

Sophocles -- Oedipus at Colonus

Discussion questions from Feb. 13:

1. Why does Athens welcome Oedipus instead of treating him like an outcast?

2. Has the attitude of the gods changed because of Oedipus’ suffering?

3. Should Oedipus have forgiven Polyneices? Is Polyneices selfish, or noble?


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