What is the name of Jocasta's brother in Sophocles' "Oedipus"?
Oedipus was first performed around 429 BC at the Theatre of Dionysus, Athens. The Athenian tragedy by Sophocles was later renamed as Oedipus the King or Oedipus Rex as it was followed by Oedipus at Colonus, another play in Sophocles' Oedipus trilogy.
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Creon is Jocasta's brother in Sophocles' Oedipus. He is given the rule of Thebes by King Laius. The character of Creon depicts the gradual rise and...
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fromChapter 3 / Lesson 3
In this lesson, we learn who Creon is in Sophocles' Oedipus Rex by analyzing his characterization and comparing it to Oedipus. We look at his primary role in the story.