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Lesson 9: Analyzing an excerpt from Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

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Students read and analyze an excerpt from Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, applying the ideas learned from the excerpt of Poetics in lesson eight.

Additional Notes:

  • Prior to the lesson, make an anchor chart with the following color-key. Display throughout the unit.

    • Blue: pity

    • Orange: virtue (goodness)

    • Yellow: fear

    • Green: frailty (flaws)