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In Oedipus at Colonus, Does Oedipus have a tragic flaw/s? If yes, what is it/are they? Is there any tragic flaws/hamartia that lead Oedipus to his downfall?

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I think that there is demonstration of hubris , or pride, in characters, but I don't see this in Oedipus.  In the first of the three dramas, hubris in Oedipus is much more evident in the manner in which he rules and confronts his own limitations of character.  In this particular setting, I don't think...

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