Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Script-Oedipus the King The main theme in this scrip is that fate and character are interlacings. Oedipus is fated to do despicable acts and his behaviour to leads him to do these things that determine his fate. The bad things that he did against his father and mother were offensive but not as despicable as ignoring the signs that could have obviated his fate. By not heeding the oracle he had already visited or the rumour about his legacy Oedipus fast-tracked the fate he was ordained. His arrogance led to the suffering of the people APOLLO: After listening to all that I have a message for your king. CREON: (Concentrating more) Please tell me. APOLLO: (Stops walking and looks at Creon) the only way to end the suffering in Thebes is by finding the killer the former king of Thebes. That way the normalcy in the city will be regained. CREON: But will we know the killer when he has remained mysterious for such a long time? (Looking amused) APOLLO: That would not be my work to investigate. It’s all up to him to find the killer and find justice for the people of Thebes. [...]
It is time for you to create your own drama. Your script will be at least 250 words. The task: write a dramatic script for a scene between Creon and Apollo. This conversation would take place at the beginning of Oedipus the King, after Oedipus sends Creon to seek Apollo's advice to save Thebes, and before Creon returns with directions for Oedipus. Your scene must be centered around a theme of your choice and have a specific mood or tone. **In 7-10 sentences, explain what theme is represented in your script and how it is made clear for the reader. **In 5-7 sentences, explain what the tone/mood is in your script and how it is made clear for the reader.