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Oedipus the King Characters
Protagonist; former prince of Corinth; King of Thebes
Oedipus' wife and mother
Oedipus' father; killed at a crossroads by Oedipus
Jocosta's brother; new king of Thebes after Oedipus is exhiled
Messenger from Corinth
Gave Oedipus to Polybus and Merope
Gives Oedipus to Messenger
Begs the Gods to lift the plague
tells chorus and Oedipus of Jocosta's suicide
Ismene and Antigone
Daughters of Oedipus