Parent Guide > The Legend of Oedipus
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This week in class, we’re reading "The Legend of Oedipus" by CommonLit Staff.
The legend of Oedipus is a telling myth about the perils of testing fate.
"What can we learn from tragedy?" and "Can we control our fate?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this myth at home:
- What was "The Legend of Oedipus" about?
- What did you learn about Comedy & Tragedy?
- What did you learn about Fate & Free Will?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: