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Oedipus’s Tragic Flaw. Tuesday, October 1st . What is Oedipus’s tragic flaw?. Pride (hubris) is most often seen as Oedipus’s tragic flaw. “Pride breeds the tyrant” (pg. 209) There are some other arguments as to what Oedipus’s tragic flaw is:

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Oedipus s tragic flaw

Oedipus’s Tragic Flaw

Tuesday, October 1st


What is oedipus s tragic flaw

What is Oedipus’s tragic flaw?

  • Pride (hubris) is most often seen as Oedipus’s tragic

  • flaw.

    • “Pride breeds the tyrant” (pg. 209)

  • There are some other arguments as to what

  • Oedipus’s tragic flaw is:

  • Some say that curiosity is his tragic flaw because it is what leads to him finding out the truth and with the truth, his destruction.

  • Others say that his temper is his tragic flaw because it leads him to make rash decisions.


The great debate

The Great Debate

  • Your group will have 20 minutes to find evidence and construct an argument that your characteristic is Oedipus’s TRAGIC FLAW!

  • Remember! Good arguments:

    1) Make a claim

    2) Support that claim with specific details/

    evidence!

    3) Have a rebuttal (response) to other groups’ arguments that points out their argument’s flaws while also reiterating the strong points of your claim!


The rules

The Rules!

  • 2-3 students from each group will come in front of the class and have 4 minutes to argue your claim that your characteristic is Oedipus’s tragic flaw

  • While these students are presenting, the other groupsneed totake notes on flaws in their argument to address in the rebuttal

  • 2-3 DIFFERENT students from your group will have 3 minutes to make a rebuttal (response) to other groups’ arguments.


And the winning group is

AND THE WINNING GROUP IS…


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