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What are some of Oedipus' bad choices and heroic quality?   example of an action and statement to proves

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As a character, Oedipus possess many qualities that animate his spirit of greatness yet feed his self destruction.  Some of his bad choices could consist of waging the battle between he and Laius over something as trivial as passage rights on a country road.  Certainly, given that he had already known of the prophecy that foretold his faith, he could have exercised more caution in this instance.  Perhaps, it is hubris , or pride that motivated him here.  An instance where we see Oedipus' hubris is when he proclaims that he, himself, will end the pestilence that plagues Thebes.  In not foreseeing that making...

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