Literary Analysis of Othello

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“The Moronic Oedipus the King” Throughout history there have been some astounding Greek theaters. Some plays were more comedic in nature, some were romance plays, and subsequently there were some that were tragic plays. One of the furthermost Greek tragedy plays ever written was Oedipus Rex. Luminously conceived and written, Oedipus Rex dramatizes the self-discovery and calamitous demise of Oedipus, the King of Thebes. It tells the chronicle about a young Greek who was preordained to massacre his father, wed his mother, and in the process become the King of Thebes—before ultimately meeting his downfall due to his own conduct. The author, Sophocles, has really done a spectacular job of entailing several literary diplomacies in his epic piece of writing. Not only does he incorporate dramatic irony, but he integrates symbolism, trilogies, tragedies, hamartia, and hubris in his mesmerizing manuscript. Furthermore, in Oedipus Rex, Sophocles uses mystifying imagery, despondent tone, and catastrophic drama to epitomize the shift from glorious to demoralizing, proving that Oedipus was an undiscerning tragic hero who was too blind to notice his own particular outlook. Irony is often seen as an indispensable and crucial facet to Greek plays, or perhaps any play in that matter. Irony over time and still today has made literature evolve to a whole different level. It provides suspense and trepidation, and causes the piece of literature to become much more appealing and fascinating. Irony is in essence the use of terminologies to convey something dissimilar from and often opposed to their literal significance. Sophocles adores exploiting the use of dramatic irony in his prose. Dramatic irony is the theatrical effect achieved by leading an audience or reader to understand the disparity between a situation and the accompanying speeches, while the characters in the play remain
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