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Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King

by Sophocles

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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.


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