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    Creon In Antigone

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    Antigone is the Tris Prior of her time- as strange as that sounded- she was one who would do anything for those she cared about and will go against the law to make sure that it was done successfully. Although Creon was the main cause for her death, there were many others that took a toll. Antigone is a strong willed woman who is one for going against the ‘natural order’ of Theban culture. Antigone-as well as breaking the gender stereotype- she believed that the Gods were in charge of the deaths and

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    Antigone And Creon

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    The character Creon in “Oedipus the King” and in “Antigone” is quite present in both plays. He is a vital character. In “Oedipus the King”, Creon was sent to the Oracle of Delphi to find out how the city could be saved from the plague. He was later accused of being against Oedipus when Creon brought the news that he was the killer of King Laius, Oedipus must die to end the plague. After all the truth was released, Creon tries to convince Oedipus to be buried in Thebes when he was dying, because a

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    The play Antigone is about two brothers who kill each other in battle, one is buried one isn’t and laws are placed in order to prevent it from happening. A sister comes in to bury his brother despite the laws and risk potential death in the process. The person who put these laws into place is called Creon, who wants the person who buried the body to face justice. The sister who committed this crime is Antigone, who is also the character that I’m contrasting with Creon. Antigone, while being the

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    Antigone And Creon Essay

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    Antigone and Creon are two characters with similar personalities, which caused major uproar between the two. Both are confident and persistent in their beliefs, doing what they believe was best. Antigone was guilty in the eyes of the law because she buried her brother against Creon’s ruling. Though the law seemed inhumane, Creon set the action into effect because he wanted to maintain his image in the city’s eyes. Antigone fought for her brother’s burial because she believed that her brother deserved

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    The dramatic play Antigone that Sophocles had formulated, carries out a complex and increasingly suspenseful plot. Creon, the king of Thebes, establishes a law that deprives Polynices, one of the two brothers that had died fighting for his rightful seat on the throne, a proper burial due to the attack of his own city. In response, Polynices’ sister Antigone defies this law behind Creon’s back and is as a consequence, sentenced to death. Yet, Creon’s judgements ultimately lead to his downfall as he

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    Antigone vs Creon

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    Task: Write an essay about the conflict between Antigone and Creon in Antigone, by Sophocles. Show how each is right in his or her own fundamental belief. Then show how the tragedy was inevitable or show how one side was wrong and should have changed. In Antigone, by Sophocles, there is conflict between the characters Antigone and Creon. Antigone is characterized as a rebellious girl, who turns into a martyr, and just lost both her brothers, Eteocles and Polynices, in a war between the city-states

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    Sophocles’s Antigone, Creon is shown as an immoral character through his actions towards his family; however in the end, he realizes his faults, so the audience empathizes with him. Creon’s immorality, which stems from his arrogance, causes a negative effect on his family because he puts civil law above family law. As a result of his demands to punish those who try to honor the fallen Polynices, Creon immorally destroys his ties to his family. Sophocles first suggests this when Creon sentences Antigone

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    the author of “ Antigone”, “Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty”. The play “ Antigone” was about how Creon a king who supports polis, a society where the country is more important than family, dealt with a girl who buried her brother when her brother was a traitor of the city and were banned from burials. The girl’s action strongly offended Creon’s faith and Creon wanted to punish her. Creon ignored the chorus

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    Creon Antigone Analysis

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    Sophocles’s Antigone depiction of Creon’s enforcement of the law becomes one of fierce value to himself initially. Creon strictly believes full heartedly that the state must come before raw emotion in that one who merely crosses the figurative line between defying the state must, in turn, pay with physical torture displayed to the public to spread awareness about the dangers of disobeying decrees or laws already in force. Throughout the transpiring events of the story, however, Creon finds himself

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    Antigone, one of the Three Theban Plays, which was translated by Robert Fagles, was set in Thebes, ancient Greece. It is an example of how much power can go to someone’s head one they have it. Creon, the king, had banned anyone from burying one of Antigone’s brothers because he was said to be a traitor. Antigone wanted her brother wanted to be buried with the rest of her family, and so she rebels against the king and buries her brother, even when her sister advises her not to. In the end, everyone

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