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Oedipus
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
Greek mythology:  a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father and married his mother; the subject of the drama Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
  • Mr. Tulliver had a destiny as well as Oedipus, and in this case he might plead, like Oedipus, that his deed was inflicted on him rather than committed by him.
    1.13 — Book 1 Chapter 13 — Mr. Tulliver Further Entangles the Skein.... (98% in)
  • Mr. Tulliver had a destiny as well as Oedipus, and in this case he might plead, like Oedipus, that his deed was inflicted on him rather than committed by him.
    1.13 — Book 1 Chapter 13 — Mr. Tulliver Further Entangles the Skein.... (99% in)

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