Study Guide

Oedipus the King Characters

By Sophocles

Oedipus

You could wallpaper every home on Earth with the amount of scholarly papers written on Oedipus....

Creon

They're both practically perfect in every way.Creon is portrayed as a pretty stand-up guy. He...

Teiresias

Teiresias is kind of a cranky old fellow. We can see why. Even though he's blind, he can see...

Jocasta

Jocasta is the Queen of Thebes, but it's just not as glamorous as it sounds. By all accounts, it...

The Chorus

The Chorus is roughly like the peanut gallery (it’s even occasionally told to shut up)....