- Read an abbreviated version of Aristotle’s Poetics. (You can download a copy of the Poetics as a doc or pdf file.)
- For each paragraph, we wrote a one sentence annotation that connected the main idea of the paragraph to the story of Oedipus Rex.
Homework: Due Tuesday 10-7-08
- Write 5 sentences of ANALYSIS (not plot summary) that answers the following question: According to Aristotle’s Poetics (not your own personal opinion), what was the main reason Sophocles wrote Oedipus Rex?