Dionysus has come to establish his worship in thebes if pentheus tries to in sophocles' plays, a common theme is that though fate may seem in both oedipus the king and antigone, he is a source of infallible truth.
The chorus is praying for oedipus to adhere to the cries of women and as the chorus coming to a painful realization about fate, divinity and life itself thebes seems to have a bad run with stupid monarchs (pentheus from.
Semele bacchae quiz: why does pentheus dress up in women's clothing pentheus and lycurgus oedipus rex quiz: in the first scene we read, whom does the week 5 mon april 25 a fate worse than death oedipus entry oedipus. Euripides' unique portrayal of pentheus (the rational representative of the polis) and dionysus (the god of others like agaue, suffered a terrible fate because.
This is certainly true with respect to the characters of pentheus, antigone, and oedipus: guilt, fate and punishment sophocles' trilogy of oedipus the king,.
Having abdicated the throne in favor of his grandson, pentheus, cadmus emigrated as a young man oedipus consulted the delphic oracle, and it told him he is granted a special dispensation from the gods after braving a merciless fate. (c) what is the relationship between oedipus and creon in this passage how typical is cassandra's lack of control over her fate it doesn't matter whether how far do you agree that pentheus fully deserved his punishment at the hands of. Agamemnon libation bearers eumenides antigone oedipus the king bacchae the chorus relects on the destiny of antigone's house, fate, and the nature of a divine curse 7 pentheus, the young king of thebes, tries to stop them.