© 2015 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.

CHECK OUT SHMOOP'S FREE STUDY TOOLS: Essay Lab | Math Shack | Videos

Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King

  

by Sophocles

Foil

Character Role Analysis

Creon to Oedipus

Creon is even-tempered and diplomatic in Oedipus the King. His relative calmness and suaveness highlight Oedipus’s sense of franticness and urgency. Creon is also NOT tragically cursed by fate.


Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement