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|Hamlet||A ghost is seen in a palace in Denmark, and is actually of a king. The ghost tells his son that his successor was actually his murderer, and tells his son to avenge his death. Claudius, Ophelia, and Horatio are characters.|
|William Shakespeare||Author of Hamlet|
|Oedipus Rex (or Oedipus the King)||A blind prophet predicts that the King and Queen of Thebes will have a child that will kill his father and marry his mother. They abandon the child, but he fulfills his prophecy anyways. A horrible series of plagues are sent upon Thebes.|
|Sophocles||Author of Oedipus Rex|