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The blind Oedipus is "reborn" in the course of the action, out of the extremes of
calamity, enfeeble- ment, and pain. The sign of his regeneration is his increasing
power of utterance (persuasion, command, prophecy). At the end, overtowering ...
Environ- From the viewpoint of human habitation, the region's ment main
geographic features are the two river systems, cycli- of the area cal droughts, and
arid lands, some low and hot, others high and cold. The hot deserts have sparse
The surest way to his goal was appointment to the well-paid post of agent
general of the clergy, who represented the Appoint- French church in its dealings
with the French govern- ment as ment in the interval between meetings of the ...
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