Oedipus and Creon
...Creon's compassion is further demonstrated when Antigone and Ismene enter, and Oedipus shows his gratitude, saying, "Creon of his grace Hath brought my two, my dearest, to this place. Is it true" (Sophocles 84). To the very end, Creon is kind to Oedipus, refusing to condemn him for his part in the death of Laius or his abusive behavior in the middle of the play. Instead, he insists Oedipus be judged... Your Number 20 September 2006 Oedipus and Creon As Oedipus the King begins, in all of Thebes, Oedipus can only one man as an equal: Jocasta's brother, Creon. Unfortunately, since Creon holds a position close to the king's, he is the first person Oedipus becomes suspicious of when he hears news he doesn't...