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Oedipus The King

what do we learn about Thebes and Oedipus first speech

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In the first section, we learn that Thebes is suffering from a curse, which has caused a number of plagues. Oedipus tells those gathered that he understands their plight..... as he is just as sick and devastated as his people, which tells us that he is a compassionate and empathetic ruler.

Oedipus the King