Fate In Sophocles Oedipus Rex And Antigone

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In Latin, a derivative from ancient Greek, there is a word ‘fatum’, meaning an inevitable outcome. As English evolved from languages like Latin, the word ‘fatum’ became what we know as fate. The idea of an inescapable outcome can be traced back to ancient Greece, where it is prominently seen in Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex and Antigone.
Summary of points in order. Finish it up. Fate is inescapable because of it’s essence, which is that it is a concept made by humans. Fate is not something that is found in nature or could be assigned values. It is a concept that is very fluid, lending itself to nearly any situation. Fate is, by definition, events that will happen. This concept means that fate is what will happen regardless of choice, because the