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Identify the playwright--Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, or Aristophanes--described in the following statement.

4. (1 pt) Only seven of his plays survive, and many people consid...

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Identify the playwright--Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, or Aristophanes--described in the following statement.

4.
(1 pt)
Only seven of his plays survive, and many people consider his Oedipus Rex the greatest Greek tragedy.
A. Aeschylus B. Sophocles C. Euripides D. Aristophanes

Answer

The correct answer is Sophocles.
He wrote Oedipus Rex and is considered by many to be the greatest writer of tragedies ever, having written not only Oedipus Rex, but also Antigone.

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