Oedipus the king - discussion questions what were your initial thoughts about the character of oedipus did your thoughts about him change as you read through the drama. For your second assessment on oedipus rex, you are going to engage in a twenty minute socratic seminar discussion with eleven other studentsa socratic seminar is a form of discussion that emphasizes discourse over debate, in which participants seek deeper understanding of a text through thoughtful dialogue. Frequently asked questions financial aid sophocles oedipus rex, oedipus at colonus, antigone seminar is suspended so that students may choose elective. Study questions for sophocles' oedipus rex vocabulary: anagnorisis, peripeteia, catharsis, catastrophe, chorus, choragos, dramatic irony, dramatis personae, hamartia.
Scene 1 and ode 1: 1 who is the new king of thebes creon, brother-in-law to oedipus, is the new king of thebes 2 how did the new king of thebes claim heir to the throne. Seeing oedipus rex: using the chorus to understand the tragedy by sara delman the main challenge for my ap literature students when studying the greek tragedy oedipus rex is reading and interpreting the chorus. Freud, lacan, and the oedipus complex evaluation of the oedipus complex presented in his seminars during sophoclean oedipus rex myth1,. School of digital media and design socratic seminar notes on oedipus rex read pp 5-11 in oedipus rex respond to the following questions.
Oedipus essay questions 1) the number three appears several times throughout the play laios is killed where three roads meet oedipus rex socratic seminar prep. This site might help you re: discussion topics for oedipus rex, ap level i have a socratic circle tomorrow and just wanted topics of discussion to bring up. Oedipus rex seminar these questions are for deeper analysis add your thoughts under the question or in the comments section below you need an account to add comments or change the page. Honors directions for oedipus oedipus rex study guide questions socratic seminar oedipus rex 3 responses to honors handouts. Oedipus rex or oedipus the king questions and answers the question and answer sections of our study guides are a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and.
It's a reasonable question, but no matter how often i've been asked it, i never know quite what to say mark i made on the pages of king lear and oedipus rex i still have my old copy of. Oedipus rex is a tragedy written by sophocles in athens in the 5 th century bc the play tells the story of oedipus, who is prophesied at birth to kill his father and commit incest with his mother the play tells the story of oedipus, who is prophesied at birth to kill his father and commit incest with his mother. Oedipus rex which is the most prominent through comments, demonstrates a deep knowledge of the text and question participant has come to the seminar prepared. Oedipus rex test review knowledge and understanding: consists of multiple choice and true or false questions (per section of the play, ex prologue and parados, scenes and exodus) these questions will test your comprehension of character, events, and facts throughout the play.
#2779 discussion questions on sophocles's oedipus rex literature, level: senior posted mon jan 6 09:28:24 pst 2003 by richard bloom ([email protected])central hs of prince george's county public schools, capitol heights, maryland. Brainstorming questions & discussion topics: socratic seminar preparation directions :create&6&questions&for&the&unit&socratic&seminar&youmay&use&2&from&class,&but&at&least&4&must&be&original. Question, part i the german ideology, part i seminar reading list 2017 - 2018 page oedipus rex confessions. Socratic seminar topics for oedipus rex prepare responses for each of the following questions if you do not participate in the discussion, these notes will be used to calculate your grade.
Oedipus rex raises interesting questions on the inevitability of destiny, and seems to suggest that the best way to avoid a negative destiny is to live your life like. Ap seminar dialectical journal the dialectical journal is a type of double-entry note-taking which students use while reading literature in the two. Oedipus rex socratic seminar questions we will be using the following questions in our socratic seminar the socratic seminar is one of your summative assignments for this reading unit.