Oedipus Vs Creon

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In Sophocles’ tragedy Oedipus, the author made it seem evident that the characters Oedipus and Creon were contradistinctive as leaders . Creon is a foil to Oedipus since they are opposites at their core such as their morals and intuition as human beings. Creon had a leadership style that wanted justice for his people and on the other hand Oedipus didn’t care for his people, it was mostly about himself. Throughout this tragedy there are multiple times that show evidence of Creon’s lack of ambition for kingship. “Now all my needs are satisfied through thee, And I have naught to fear; but were I king, My acts would oft run counter to my will.” Creon doesn’t want any more power then he has. He has enough power being the brother of Oedipus’

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