Oedipus the King Vocabulary

Oedipus the King
1. Reverence: Is a feeling of deep respect or love.
2. Rites: Ceremonies, usually for religious purposes.
3. Infamy: Is the state of being evil or well known for evil.
4. Tenacity: The determination to do something and the unwillingness to stop trying.
5. Insatiableness: Is the quality of always wanting more.
6. Implore: To appeal to in supplication or to implore.
7. Proclamation: The act of proclaiming or the condition of being proclaimed.
8. Wretchedness: In a deplorable state of distress or misfortune.
9. Dreadful: Extremely unpleasant, distasteful or shocking.
10. Parricide: Someone who murders his or her father.
11. Catharsis: the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions.
12. Ethos: To have moral authenticity (tell the truth).
13. Pathos: Able to instruct by emotional appeals (connects with his or her people).
14. Logos: To lead using the intelligence (logic behind the decisions).