Morality In Antigone

Decent Essays
In the play Antigone, there is a question concerning whether it is moral or immoral to do something that will result in death if there is a good enough reason. There are many opinions on this topic. For example, Antigone believes it is moral, because she decides to risk her life in order to bury her brother. Creon, on the other hand, believes it is immoral. He doesn’t want people doing stuff that will break his rules. Sophocles agrees with Antigone that it is morally correct. Antigone tells her sister that she is going to bury her brother even if it means she has to die, and if Ismene won’t help her, then she is going to do it by herself. “But I will bury him; and if I must die, I say that this crime is holy: I shall lie down with him in
Get Access