Word Limit: 1000 words (+/- 10%; excluding primary source quotations, in-text citations /
footnotes, and reference list)
Due date: Monday 24th August, 11.59 pm (Turnitin submission only)
Documentation Style: Chicago (footnotes) or APA (Use one only.)
Texts: This assessment covers:
Sophocles, Oedipus the King (mandatory text)
For this assessment task, you must write on Sophocles’ Oedipus the King AND one of the Socratic
dialogues by Plato, “Euthyphro” or “Crito”. Your answer should concentrate on two texts.
Research: No websites may be used for this task. Only scholarly sources should form part of
your secondary source research.
texts must be Sophocles’ Oedipus the King. The second text must be either Plato’s “Euthyphro” or “Crito”.
YOU MUST SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING 2 QUESTIONS.
“I stopped the Sphinx! With no help from the birds,
the flight of my own intelligence hit the mark.”
Oedipus the King, ll. 452–453
Describe and analyse how Oedipus and Socrates rely on their own intelligence when trying to
solve the puzzles with which they are presented. What implications does this self-reliance have
for the authority of traditional beliefs?
Oedipus and Socrates take their obligations to others seriously. How do we see responsibilities
to philoi (friends, kin, community) form part of an idea of acting well in Oedipus the King and the
Socratic dialogues you have studied this semester? Describe and analyse one or two key scenes
from your selected texts in your response
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