Oedipus Rex: A Tragedy of Fate, Hubris, and the Gods

The play Oedipus Rex by Sophocles is a tragedy that explores universal themes such as fate, hubris, and the role of the gods. The play is also a religious and mythical text, which provides a helpful lens through which to view these topics. Darker Face of the Earth is an excellent response to Oedipus Rex, and it provides a different perspective on the story.