- The group reading Oedipus got to page 49.
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Oedipus runs into Laius and kills him. <---------------- Oedipus "Swollen Foot"
- Laius and Jocasta are married
- Proficey that said their baby would grow up and kill his father (Laius) and marry his mother (Jocasta)
- Once the baby is born a shephard took the child to the mountains to kill him. But the shepard wouldn't follow through with the plan to kill the baby.
- The Queen of Corinth (Merope) and King (Polybus) took in the baby and named him Oedipus.
- Oedipus travels to Thebes.
- He runs into King Laius and kills him without knowing who he is.
- He then marries Queen Jocasta and has four kids with her.
- Oedipus is on a mission to find out who killed the King of Thebes.
- People working on the essay just worked on the outline today. (There is an outline on the webpage.)
- Homework is to do the first introduction paragraph and to start working on the first body paragraph of the essay.