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Oedipus's Prediction for 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.

What is Oedipus's prediction for Polynices?

A

He will be victorious over Eteocles, but die shortly thereafter.

B

He and Eteocles will murder each other on the battlefield.

C

His seven armies will mutiny and kill him.

D

He will live only long enough to see Oedipus restored to the throne.

E

He will die blind and in exile like Oedipus.