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In "Oedipus Rex," how do Oedipus, Creon, and the Chorus view Jocasta?

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In the play, Oedipus, Creon, and the Chorus view Jocasta as a wise and level-headed queen. To Oedipus, Jocasta is more trustworthy than Creon, her brother. When Creon questions how Oedipus treats Jocasta, Oedipus contends that he gives his queen equal share in the government of Thebes. It is obvious that Oedipus has great respect for Jocasta's judgment in all things.

Even the Chorus looks to Jocasta for assistance when a quarrel arises between Oedipus and Creon. In the play, Oedipus accuses Creon of plotting with Tiresias to subvert him. Oedipus calls for Creon's execution, while Creon questions his...

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