Antigone Oedipus Leadership Style

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Some are destined to be the great. Abraham Lincoln, Genghis Khan, Alexander the Great are among the names of the lucky. However, the qualities of their leadership separates them from the pack and sets them up for great success. In Greek times leaders were greatly respected among the people, and many stories are told of some leaders. Sophocles wrote of some of these leaders and their governing styles in his plays Oedipus Rex and Antigone. Sophocles explains his view of Oedipus and Creon’s governing styles through Creon at the beginning of Antigone. Creon says a leader must be strong in the face of conflict, saying the toughest iron cracks first and the wildest horses bend their necks. This statement is true about the philosophies of both Oedipus
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