How Long to Read Oedipus Rex

By Sophocles

How Long Does it Take to Read Oedipus Rex?

It takes the average reader 1 hour and 16 minutes to read Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

Assuming a reading speed of 250 words per minute. Learn more


To make Oedipus more accessible for the modern reader, our Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition? includes a glossary of the more difficult words, as well as convenient sidebar notes to enlighten the reader on aspects that may be confusing or overlooked. We hope that the reader may, through this edition, more fully enjoy the beauty of the verse, the wisdom of the insights, and the impact of the drama.Sophocles? Oedipus Rex has never been surpassed for the raw and terrible power with which its hero struggles to answer the eternal question, "Who am I?" The play, a story of a king...

How long is Oedipus Rex?

Oedipus Rex by Sophocles is 75 pages long, and a total of 19,125 words.

This makes it 25% the length of the average book. It also has 23% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Oedipus Rex Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 1 hour and 44 minutes to read Oedipus Rex aloud.

What Reading Level is Oedipus Rex?

Oedipus Rex is suitable for students ages 8 and up.

Note that there may be other factors that effect this rating besides length that are not factored in on this page. This may include things like complex language or sensitive topics not suitable for students of certain ages.

When deciding what to show young students always use your best judgement and consult a professional.

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