The paper analyzes the relations within Sophocles’ Oedipus Coloneus between fatal, ab ovo predetermined elements, revealed by oracles, and those introduced by a curse from a certain moment on. It also shows which narrative strategies Sophocles uses to keep the potential conflicts existing between these elements and the free choices of the characters under control.

Fato, oracoli e maledizioni nell’Edipo a Colono di Sofocle

Marco Dorati
2018-01-01

Abstract

The paper analyzes the relations within Sophocles’ Oedipus Coloneus between fatal, ab ovo predetermined elements, revealed by oracles, and those introduced by a curse from a certain moment on. It also shows which narrative strategies Sophocles uses to keep the potential conflicts existing between these elements and the free choices of the characters under control.
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