The Theme of Tragedy in Oedipus the King and Death of a Salesman

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This 5 page paper discusses the tragedies faced in the plays Oedipus the King (Oedipus Rex) by Sophocles and Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller. The writer argues that both plays use the idea of tragedy in the proper Greek sense of the term; that is, they evoke pity and fear in the audience as it witnesses an event of importance. No additional sources are used.