This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Chorus of Theban Elders - This represents the townspeople who honor and respect the king and the gods with odes that reveal both a strong attachment to the king as well as a grounding in religious culture.
Creon - This character is the brother of the former king, who has been sent on a mission to the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi, and who returns with its news during the prologue. The present king seems to distrust this character who brings the news that the king must find the murderer of his predecessor....
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