Presentation Title

The Disorder of Anger as Monstrosity as portrayed by Sophocles’ Oedipus and General Hospital’s Sonny Corinthos

Document Type

Panel Presentation

Keywords

disorder, monstrosity, general hospital, soap opera, Sophocles, Oedipus

Biography

I am a Humanities major with a philosophy concentration my research interests at present include the political Jesus, politics of 1st Century Palestine, Descartes, Marx and Marxism, Heidegger, and Reformed Christianity. I am a fourth generation viewer of General Hospital.

Major

Humanities - Philosophy

Advisor for this project

Christina Franzen

Start Date

20-4-2018 2:00 PM

End Date

20-4-2018 3:15 PM

Abstract

This paper addresses issues surrounding social/legal and anger disorder(s) by comparing a passage from Sophocles Theban play Oedipus Rex s titular character and a scene from the long running ABC soap opera General Hospital's Sonny Corinthos and their respective messy and dramatic family trees.

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The Disorder of Anger as Monstrosity as portrayed by Sophocles’ Oedipus and General Hospital’s Sonny Corinthos

This paper addresses issues surrounding social/legal and anger disorder(s) by comparing a passage from Sophocles Theban play Oedipus Rex s titular character and a scene from the long running ABC soap opera General Hospital's Sonny Corinthos and their respective messy and dramatic family trees.