How Does Antigone Disobey The Laws

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When laws are unfair, people choose to disobey the laws. In Sophocles drama, Antigone, he examines a young woman who broke the law. The character Antigone buries her brother and in return she gets her freedom taken away. Antigone’s punishment reinforces the idea that breaking laws brings despair to the people who break them. Antigone transforms from confident to scared. Civil disobedience can cause someone to lose their freedom or in extreme cases their life. At the beginning Antigone his confident that she’s doing the right thing by burying her brother. Antigone says “ But what seems right to you; him will I bury.” Antigone is confident that she’s doing the right thing by burying her brother. She will bury her brother despite what her sister

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