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identify and support one major theme

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As you show major themes within the play, you are on the right track. I believe that a major theme within the text is the idea that fate or destiny controls us, as in Oedipus' case. Although he tries to escape his fate, he cannot; he is ...

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Insight into Oedipus Rex is addressed briefly in terms of theme.

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2.What literary device or convention did the author use to develop that moment?
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