Both Oedipus and Okonkwo have arrogance and pride which lead to their eventual downfalls. The difference between the way the themes were expressed was Oedipus was more of a victim of fate, though his egotistical tendencies led to a more severe downfall. However, Okonkwo was a victim to his own choices and decisions due to his pride and ego; which eventually led to his severe downfall. One paragraph being about how fate was used in both stories to demonstrate that with or without it, a strong hubris will cause a downfall either way INCLUDING SUPPORTING QUOTES. One paragraph about how arrogance and pride caused their downfalls as well and how they showed that through their actions INCLUDING SUPPORTING QUOTES. Then a conclusion summarizing it and the points listed in the essay.