Oedipus at Colonus

4 page essays that make a claim about how Sophocles’ play is a good tragedy regarding Aristotle. You can then go into the play to find evidence that these elements are in the play. For example, Aristotle says that a good play must have a good character. Find Aristotle’s definition of a good character in the poetics, quote him and then explain the quote. Then go into the play and find examples of Oedipus’ good character. One might be his acceptance of fate even though he feels he was not responsible for his actions. Another might be what he tells his son, keep looking for examples of how his moral. Source : Oedipus at Colonus (background and summary) https://www.genesius.org/greek/text/OedipusatColonus.pdf The Play – read Act III only http://classics.mit.edu/Sophocles/colonus.html Watch Gospel at Colonus Movie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZyQP_zrD2U

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