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Surname 1Student’s nameProfessorCourseDateOedipus The King by Sophocles and Oedipus El Rey by Luis AlfaroThe king is a tragic story developed by one ancient Greek play writer by the nameSophocles, and the play was first performed about 429 BCE. This play is the second ofSophocles’ production among the three Theban plays produced by him. However, this play isconsidered the first in the internal chronology, followed by Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone(Sophocles 1994). On the other hand, Oedipus El Rey is an old play written by Luis Alfaro in2007; the play received its premiere in 2007 at a public theater. The two plays have a uniquepresentation of their character, language, and setting; our major aim of this discussion is to builda contrast between the two plays in their character plot, language usage, and the setting of theplay.The play Oedipus, the king by Sophocles, is developed based on one king's story;throughout the story, the play dwells on one character who is Oedipus. As presented in the play,