Lack Of Power In Antigone

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The “do as I say,” mentality has never ended well. Power has a negative effect on others because the people become afraid and weak when they are controlled and dominated. Nobody liked to have zero say in how they go about their everyday life. Being ordered where to work, where to live, what to enjoy, and even who to love. All these thing can only hurt someone, not help them. In example, when Haimon from Antigone says, “It is no City if it take orders from one voice.” Here he is trying to tell Creon that the City isn’t satisfied and united when he controls what everyone says to him by scaring them with his power. The slaves will never flourish in the life they suffering from. All in all, power has a negative effect due to the lack of control
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