Character Analysis Of Creon In Antigone

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“Everything I touch goes wrong, and on my head fate climbs up with its overwhelming load. -Creon (Lines 1492-1493)” Throughout the play Creon is known as a tragic hero, due to his chance to change his own destiny. Although the decision is his to make, Creon still chooses to put his own selfishness in front of what's truly right by others. Within Antigone, by Sophocles, Creon acts as an instrument of suffering for others by his selfish acts and lack of sympathy, consequently bringing more anguish into his life and to those that are closest to him, ultimately portraying a more tragic vision to the play . Initially, within the play, Creon seems as if he is very giving and caring to others, although as the play progresses his true intentions
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