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the "flaw" or "fault" in a hero, which leads them to their disastrous/unsuccessful goal to become a true hero.
Looking back over the previously discussed tragic heroes, what would be the most common Hermatia?
Hubris>> pride and arrogance
the story of the king, Oedipus, reflects 2 different practices in Athens: What are they?
1. Institution of Ostracism - banished from society
2. Scapegoat of Ritual - goat bears the burden of all the sins/iniquities committed by the poor and lowly of the land
in conclusion, what is the lesson learned from "Oedipus the King"?
power will not follow you throughout your whole life
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