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Oedipus Blames Polynices

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Oedipus at Colonus, Sophocles, 401 BC

Sophocles. "Oedipus at Colonus: Episode 4." Trans. E. F. Watling. The Theban Plays. N.p.: Penguin, 1974. 108-11. Print.

Oedipus's blaming Polynices for his exile indicates

A

Oedipus's hubris and refusal to accept responsibility for his actions.

B

Polynices's cruel treatment of his father in the past.

C

the lies that Antigone has told her father about Polynices.

D

the Chorus's failure to provide Oedipus with enough information about the war in Thebes.

E

Polynices' love for his father.