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Fear of the Law in Antigone

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On August 23, 2019
The main conflict of ideas in the play Antigone is between the law of man and the law of gods. The character performs the burial rights on her brother despite it being forbidden to be done, even though according to the gods everyone should receive proper burial rights. To examine this philosophically, we can say […]

Antigone vs Creon Essay

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On August 9, 2019
Antigone , a tragedy, was written by Sophocles around 442 BC. The two main characters of the play are Antigone and Creon. Both have strong and different ideas about what is wrong and what is right leading to much conflict between them throughout the play. The conflict between the two first arises when two brothers […]
The play “Antigone” is a play about the acceptance or rejection of authority, or, rather, about an individual’s relationship to authority. The questions posed by this play are apt for everyone to ask throughout their entire life, and indeed in all circumstances in order to critically examine the way one lives his or her life […]

Antigone Essay Questions

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On June 18, 2019
1. Although Sophocles called his play Antigone, many critics say that Creon is the real tragic hero, pointing out that Antigone is absent from the last third of the play. Evaluate this view. Antigone and Creon, both had a tragic flaw and both were able to invoke fear and pity due to which, both can […]
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