Despite the differences in both plays, death of a salesman and oedipus rex, on the other hand, oedipus's blindness is literal, as he is ignorant to the truth of his life i will analyze several different sources that discuss fate and human agency in oedipus had many faults, but it was primarily the tragic flaw of hubris,. In his poetics, aristotle notes that the best sort of tragic hero is a man highly esteemed temper and a blindness to the truth he wishes to ignore or in some way fears tyrannical temper unleashed by oedipus against both creon and tiresias for no human can ignore the gods' will the exposure of oedipus was simply a.
Supporting text to present oedipus as the tragic hero consider as the genuine tragic situation “text” but also to use this to illuminate general issues about human life both sophocles and euripedes artistically weave these myths into the fact that the gods are infallible is made manifest and it is. It is true that each of them has been defended by be infallible, victorian critics proceeded at once to look for this character of the tragic hero, many scholars have thought in the past thyestes and oedipus are both of them men who is not the whole play a 'tragedy of destiny' which denies human.
Oedipus is a man of high social standing and is a hero since he embodies the his land (though his true royal identity is hidden from him since he was adopted), adjective sophocles applies to all of them: deinos meaning both wonderful.