Sophocles Antigone And Oedipus The King

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Sophocles was born in Colonus, Greece. When Sophocles was young and not yes a writer he was known for his beauty. Though he did not have much of a acting voice, Sophocles was in a few shows when he was younger. He even performed in a play naked. When Sophocles did start to write he entered a piece in a competition at the Theatre of Dionysus and won first place and since went on to write at least 123 plays. Sophocles won at least eighteen first place awards in the City Dionysia, which was more than any competitor at that time. However, the two shows that made Sophocles famous were Antigone and Oedipus, which also was one of his most important plays. His style of writing is best stated as “high-flown style and an intermediate artificial and harsh

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