What is the chorus in "Oedipus Rex"?


What is the chorus in "Oedipus Rex"?

Oedipus Rex:

Oedipus Rex is one of the most well-known plays from ancient Greece. It was written by Sophocles in the 5th century BC. The play deals with prophecy, fate, incest, hubris and patricide.

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The chorus is a group of people who narrates the events in a play. They appear at different points in the play. A chorus was a common feature of...

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