Polynices

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  • The Role Of Women In Antigone

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    Antigone starts the play with the idea of going against men’s rule over women, and later takes her plan into action, leading to the death of Creon authority due to his inability to be flexible. For example, in the play, Antigone is used as an example to show how the roles of women were heading to change in society in a feminine perspective. A good way of saying it is like when a dictator dies, his image and popularity dies with him, but when an individual that is self sacrificing and independent

  • Antigone Analysis

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    The play Antigone revolves around Antigone and how she defies the laws Creon implemented to prevent anyone from burying Polyneices. Did Antigone actually do the right thing to justify her decisions against Creon’s laws, or was Creon’s laws perfectly fine and he was correct in the decisions he made throughout the play. Antigone made the correct choice in burying her brother, because she would rather disobey the laws of a man than rejecting the laws of the gods, and a man in charge isn't always correct

  • Family Values In Antigone

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    Sophocles presents these through the actions of Antigone, Creon, and Haemon with the choices that they make throughout the play. For instance, Antigone had many chances to obey the law or her own familial bonds. Antigone chooses to obey family, and bury Polynices even though burying breaks Creon's law. Antigone pleads with her sister to help, but when she says no, Antigone responds, “But as for me/ I will bury the brother I love” (Prologue. 192). Antigone was willing to break Creon's authority as a family

  • Suicide : The Causes Of Suicide And Social Media

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    The Deed of Death Suicide, a heavy word and a touchy subject for most. Most people shut down when they hear this word, especially if they have a close relation to suicide through a friend, classmate, or family member. Suicide has always been an issue; unfortunately nowadays, most teens and young adults form it as a joke such as “This homework is so hard, I want to KMS.” It is especially a major issue in teens to middle aged men and women; In 2015, suicide was the second leading cause of death in

  • Antigone Essay

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    life, Antigone is in fact the one that has won Haemon over. Antigone, written by the Athenian Sophocles, is about a woman named Antigone who lives in a city named Thebes. The play’s plot is based on her attempt to successfully bury her brother Polynices whom perished in a battle with his brother that also assumed the role of

  • Blames Of Antisane In SogolesAntigone, By Sophocles

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    According to the Webster's dictionary, blame is defined as the responsibility of doing wrong or fault. The play Antigone, by Sophocles, includes many characters that are blamed for their acts. Creon and Antigone are the main characters that are to be blamed. The conflict begins when Antigone buries Polyneices because she gives importance to her family more than the city. Creon orders that Polyneices should not be buried because of his betrayal against city. This raises tensions in Thebes, blaming

  • Pride In Antigone By Sophocles

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    In life, we all have to deal with people over us that give us direction and lead us. We all have rules to follow at home, school, or work. We all have some time of leadership over us. Whether it is good or bad leadership there is always someone we have to listen to, and there are always laws we have to follow. Even though we have rules and laws to follow, what should you do when one of the laws written goes against what you believe in? And tries to stop you from taking part in your traditions?

  • Civic Responsibility vs. Religious Duty in Antigone Essay example

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    In the play Antigone, Creon, king of Thebes faces a harsh conflict with himself, involving the values of family and religion verse the civic responsibility he must maintain for the city of Thebes that comes with being the new king. In theory no decision Creon makes is going to be the rite one. Although both Antigone and Creon have justified reasons for believing in there own laws only one can be upheld by the play and how Sophocles interoperates the play himself. Creon must decide whether to punish

  • How Does Humanity Still Afford The Time?

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    It has come to a rather distressing point where humanity takes much of its resources for granted. Recognizing the talents of people from the past has become a scarcity in today’s world. There are not many who truly take the time to appreciate what these people have done to enhance everyone’s lives. Many strive to justify their actions by stating how engrossed they are in their work. However, if that is the case, then how does humanity still afford the time to use the technological apparatus available

  • Major Works Data Sheet : Fiction

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    OHHS AP/Pre-AP English Name _Sara Libonati_______________________ Per. _3____ Major Works Data Sheet: Fiction (Updated 10/18/2011) Note: Cite references in MLA format, in-text, and parenthetically. Complete a Works Cited page of all references used. Title: _Anitgone__________________________________ Author: _Sophocles________________________________ Date of Authorship:_5th Century B.C.__________________ Date of Original Publication: _5th Century B.C.__________ Genre: _Tragic Drama____________________________