Oedipus The King Hamartia

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In the play “Oedipus The King” the hamartia or the tragic flaw is that Oedipus try to defy the prophecy of the gods, which lead down the path of what he feared most, completing the prophecy. Oedipus ran away from home avoid to prophecy, but he ran into his real father killing him and took the throne leading him to marry his mother. All of it happen without him knowing that the prophecy have been completed.
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