Oedipus the King Character Map
By Briana Taylor
What should my description contain?
1. How is the character/place related to the other characters?
2. What is the character's position?
3. What did the character do before the play started?
Antigone and Ismene
Daughters of Oedipus and Jocasta.
Slew a dragon and instructed to sow the dragons teeth to form a city.
City of Thebes
Founded by a man named Cadmus.
Gave their infant son to a servant to go kill by abandoning it on a mountainside.
polybus and jocasta took Oedipus in
The great grandson of Cadmos
His parents sent a servant to kill the baby but the servant didn't do it. when he got older he married his mom not knowing it was his mom. his name stands for (twisted foot)
Oracle of Apollo
Laius received a prediction from this place.
she took in Oedipus when he was just a baby. And when Oedipus got older she married him not knowing it was him.
Wrote a play with a long ending so that people could under stand it.
A winged monster with the head of a woman and the body of a lion who kills all who failed to answer her riddle.
The riddle: What goes on four legs in the morning, two in the afternoon, and three in the evening?