Plot of Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex is a tragedy in classical style plot. The plot starts with the exposition of the dramatic conflict. Then follows with the rising action. The climax then brings a turning point at the high point of action. The falling action then occurs and the tragedy end with the catastrophe.
Oedipus asks the suppliants what their problem is. They explain to Oedipus that the god of plague and pyre is attacking
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he had shamed his father, his mother and his children. He prays for death or exile.
It is Kreon who decides that Oedipus should be exiled. This way he would be away form that the place, he brought such disgrace. He leaves his children, who are always to be alone. The end catastrophe leaves this once proud, noble and honorable king, blind, shamed and cast out of his home to a fateworse then death, alone.