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"You have yoked me to this burden"

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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.

The implied metaphor in line 74, "You yoked me to this burden,"

A

creates sympathy for Oedipus's forced exile.

B

implies that Oedipus has had to work hard to fight his fate.

C

creates sympathy for Oedipus's daughters who have accompanied him in his exile.

D

demonstrates Polynices's role in his father's exile.

E

raises questions about Oedipus's health.