"Antigone Film And Book Comparison" Essays and Research Papers

  • Antigone Film And Book Comparison

    Comparison Paper on the Book Iliad and Film Troy   On the Plot The plot of the book and the film has a very big difference especially on its coverage and focus. The coverage of the film starts all the way from why the Trojan-Greeks conflict started up to the death of Achilles and the fall of Troy. While on the other hand, the book' onset is narrowed down to the ninth year of the Trojan war wherein the conflict between Achilles and Agamemnon is intensified...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Homer 2270  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Bourne Identity Book and Film Comparison

    xxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx English Lit. and Composition 16 December 2013 Book and Film Comparison The Bourne Identity Robert Ludlum Richard Marek Publishers; First Edition edition (1980) Setting The setting of the novel takes place largely in Europe. The story opens in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of France. The story moves throughout France largely in Paris. Zurich, Switzerland is also a major setting. New York City and Washington, D.C. also play lesser but important roles. The story...

    Bourne, Jason Bourne, Matt Damon 2492  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Old Man and the Sea - Comparison Between the Book and the Film

    read the Hemingway's "Old Man and the Sea" as a book in class, we also watched the film which was made afterwards because of the story's enormous popularity. As always, there are some ways in which the book differs from the film as well as the fact that they have several things in common. Taking into consideration that this novel was Hemingway's last desperate attempt at breaking through after all his previous narratives flopped I thought that the film might be different from the movie indeed because...

    Anxiety, Ernest Hemingway, Mind 1433  Words | 4  Pages

  • Comparison Between The Book & Film Versions Of The Pelican Brief

    The producers of the film The Pelican Brief managed to preserve all of the main characters and even most of the minor ones from the book. The heroine and hero of the book, Darby Shaw and Gray Grantham, were preserved in almost all aspects. The personalities of the major characters are similarly presented in the book and film. As in the book, Grantham is solemn, polite, and inquisitive while Darby becomes very cautious and fiercely protective of her safety. For the major characters, much of the dialogue...

    Character, Fiction, Film 1198  Words | 4  Pages

  • Film Comparison

    recently become what movie fanatics are talking about and what viewers want to go see in the theaters. The reasoning behind this is because this genre has everything in it: horror, action, comedy and sometimes even romance. Viewers love that these films are all based out of the writer’s head: no plot, no rules, just their thoughts. When viewers go in the theater thinking this would never happen and they leave seeing how easy it would be for it to. I Am Legend (2007) and World War Z (2013) both use...

    Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, Film, I Am Legend 1151  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hitchcock Film Comparison

    Although they all are their own independent films, there are undoubtedly several similarities between many of Alfred Hitchcock’s workings. Despite that they all may have different plot, the differences between the films are not very significant. There are three different types of Hitchcockian films that were watched in class; a psychological thriller (i.e.: Rope, Rear Window), the unexpected action filled plot (i.e.: North By Northwest, The Man Who Knew Too Much), and the mix of the two (i.e.:...

    Alfred Hitchcock, Film, Film director 1327  Words | 4  Pages

  • Comparison of the Three Sisters and Antigone

    The Three Sisters by Anton Chekov and Antigone by Sophocles, dialogue plays a key role in the characterization of the protagonists, because dialogue can act as a form of indirect characterization. The Three Sisters is a play set in the early 1900s, and is about three sisters who try to lead meaningful lives which are surrounded by people constantly distracting them from the passage of time and their longing to return to their home country of Moscow. Antigone is a Greek tragedy written approximately...

    Anton Chekhov, Character, Chekhov Gymnasium 1022  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Great Gatsby: Film and Novel Comparison

    The Great Gatsby: Film and Novel Comparison The Great Gatsby is a novel which critically discusses the ideals of the American Dream and recapturing the past. In the film adaptation, producer Jack Clayton stays very closely to the plot and even quotes the novel verbatim but fails to capture the essence of the themes portrayed in the novel. The text did not translate well into film; some facts are distorted, the depiction of the characters are different, the general ambience of certain settings...

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, Satyricon, The Great Gatsby 1472  Words | 4  Pages

  • Film Comparison

    BCM110.3 Project Synopsis Unit BCM110: Introduction to Digital Imagine Monique Dahl SAE/Qantm Institute Byron Bay Submitted in partial fulfilment of the Bachelor of Film Production Student Details Monique Dahl 109311 BFP.1110 FT 21 January 2013 Word Count: 3562 [The final word count taken from the body of the written report without direct quotations] Unit Coordinator/Lecturer: ELKA KERKOF[the current unit...

    Film production, Quotation, Quotation mark 800  Words | 5  Pages

  • The dead: film and story comparison

    Gonzalo Romero Holguín Prof. Finamori English IV May 20, 2014 The dead: movie and story comparison Beside a few minor changes on dialogue “The Dead”, the short story by James Joyce, and The Dead, the 1987 film based on the short story, are remarkably similar. Even though literature translated to film regularly feels to the audience who are familiar with the original content like there is something missing, this adaptation manages to avoid that feeling and translates as swiftly as it is possibly...

    Fiction, J. M. Coetzee, Modern Language Association 1088  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Comparison and Contrast Essay the Book and the Movie

    THE COMPARISON AND CONTRAST ESSAY THE BOOK AND THE MOVIE Two weeks ago I finished reading the book “The Firm” by John Grisham. It was really interesting for me to read this story because of the unpredictable plot and the bright characters. At that moment I thought that the book had a really fantastic ending. But when I saw the film about “The Firm”, I was surprised that the book and the movie could be so different. I was amazed with the last episodes of the movie...

    Antagonist, Crime, John Grisham 929  Words | 3  Pages

  • Book vs Film- Lolita

    Lolita Book versus film Many people today find themselves in the situation of making choises considering different situations. From important day life issues to small details in our lives, we are forced to think about the best solutions to live good lives. One interesting aspect today, because of technology development is choosing between reading a book or watching a movie. Well, at a first view this shouldn’t raise any problems because if take a decision depending...

    Dominique Swain, Lolita, Novel 1864  Words | 5  Pages

  • Romeo and Juliet Film Comparison

    Comparisons of Films From watching the older and more modern version of the killing of Mercutio and Tybalt there are obvious differences, as well as hidden ones. The comparison is between the Zeffirelli version and the more modern version. Watching these movies, paying close attention is important because it is not just the scenery and which characters are played by whom, but what the director was trying to portray in this scene. Both these versions were very different and it is obvious that...

    Characters in Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio, Play 1487  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sleepy Hollow Film versus Book

    Professor Carli English 102 MW 7-8:15PM March 24, 2014 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Book and Feature Film Comparison “The dominant spirit, however, that haunts this enchanted region, and seems to be commander-in-chief of all the powers of the air, is the apparition of a figure on horseback without a head” Although the feature film Sleepy Hollow is based upon the book, the legends of Sleepy Hollow, there are many differences that allow each to tell their own story of the...

    Headless Horseman, Ichabod Crane, Short story 2089  Words | 8  Pages

  • The Lover Book vs. Film

    Mayra Perez ENG 201 July 2, 2013 The Lover Book vs. Film Marguerite Duras publishes The Lover in 1884. A book that becomes one of the best sellers she had written. Almost a decade later it was adapted to film (1992). Both the book and the film are set in French Indochina and tell the love story of a French young girl and a Chinese man in 1929. In both versions, the love affair between a white and Chinese people is a taboo. Thus, their romance starts with an economic interest because the French...

    Academy Award for Best Actress, China, Han Chinese 908  Words | 3  Pages

  • Books versus Films

    I see that a book and movie have both been released. I wonder, should I read the book first or watch the movie? I have heard people, myself included say the book is much better than the movie or vice verse. People who love reading are frequently disappointed by the movie versions of their favorite books. There have been some great films made from books, but typically, movie versions of books tend to aggrieve readers because they are not “just like the book”. Imagination Books and movies are...

    Brain, Cognition, Feature film 806  Words | 3  Pages

  • Antigone and Mlk Comparison

    Antigone and MLK Compare/Contrast Essay Both Martin Luther King Jr. and Antigone are fighting injustice. Antigone is fighting the unfair edict of the corrupt and prideful king Creon. Mr. King is fighting the racial intolerance of a generation of Americans. Both Antigone and Martin Luther King Jr. defend there actions in the struggle against injustice; although both argue there points, Antigone takes a more defiant stance, while Mr. King uses a more analytical approach in his argument. Antigone...

    Coretta Scott King, Law, Martin Luther King, Jr. 889  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Character Comparison: Nora vs. Antigone

    2005 World Literature Paper I A Character Comparison: Nora Vs. Antigone In the novels A Doll's House and Antigone, Ibsen and Sophocles respectively create two lead female characters, Nora and Antigone, who confront society's expectations of women in fundamentally different ways. Nora goes against the grain of middle class society by first forging her father's signature and then deceiving her husband, Torvald, throughout their marriage; Antigone, on the other hand, openly challenges and defies...

    A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen, Middle class 1915  Words | 5  Pages

  • Antigone

    Antigone and Ismene are were given the same opportunity for redemption. If this play is looked at from a contextual point a view, we could say that the respect for the Gods and afterlife was the number one priority. During the first scene of the play Antigone, we see the character differences of Antigone and Ismene as they take different stances on what to do about polyneceis. Antigone and Ismene have different motivations for their actions in life, which come from their value of human life...

    Antigone, Death, Jocasta 1899  Words | 5  Pages

  • Antigone

     English a lang & lit writtent task 2 Awethu Kakaza DP2 If Antigone had been written in a different time or place or language or for a different audience, how and why might it differ? The adaption of the play Antigone by Jean Anouilh is proof that works of literature can successfully be altered for a new purpose. By taking a solid story that possesses merits that the author requires and melding them with new attributes, an author can craft a new tale that can display their message by using...

    Antigone, Creon, Oedipus 999  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparison of Antigone and Creons leadership.

    The story of Antigone is full of issues regarding leadership and the conflict surrounding these issues. Creon decisions and choices were influenced by his inexperience in leadership. His forceful style leads him straight to disaster which results in losing his son and wife. This disaster was a direct result of his decision to kill Antigone for disobeying his edict regarding the forbidden burial of her brother, Polyneices. He believed his rules were superior, even to those unwritten statues of the...

    Creon, Decision making, Haemon 1359  Words | 5  Pages

  • Angels & Demons: from Book to Film

    & Demons directed by Ron Howard. While the film version includes the same basic elements as the novel such as setting and theme, key differences in the narrative’s characters, plot and conflict are evident, despite the high expectations of the film, the theatrical adaption remains infinitely inferior to the original novel. The analytical process to discover these missing key elements was uncovered by comparing and contrasting the novel and the film in great lengths. The underlying conflicts and...

    Character, Dan Brown, Fiction 2617  Words | 7  Pages

  • Hondo, Comparison of Short Story to Film

    Hondo, Comparison of Short Story to Film John Wayne plays the character of Hondo Lane in the novel turned 1953 film “Hondo.” Hondo is about a rough tough cowboy who makes his way through the scorching heat of the Arizona desert with only his ornery mangy dog, Sam, for a companion. All along the way, doing his best to avoid the Apache Indians who despise the white people. In need of a horse, Hondo stumbles upon a ranch. Angie Lowe, the owner of the ranch, played by Geraldine Page, lives...

    3-D film, 3-D films, Fiction 2251  Words | 6  Pages

  • Romeo Juliet Film Comparison to Text

    presented in the films, saying whether you consider it to be helpful to your understanding of the text. The Zeffereli and Luhrman "Romeo and Juliet" videos greatly enhance the basic Romeo and Juliet text. The text is written to William Shakespeare's time period, the late sixteenth century and a lot of the words, phrases and comparisons are difficult to understand. In the video imagery is used to aid the understanding of the text. The first scene I have chosen is from the 1968 film version of "Romeo...

    Characters in Romeo and Juliet, Juliet Capulet, Mercutio 1502  Words | 4  Pages

  • Big Fish Film-Book Comparison

    The Comparison Between the Storytelling Style of the Book Big Fish, and the Film For the past few weeks, I have analyzed the storytelling style of the book and film Big Fish. The biggest difference I noticed was that I thought that the book focused more on the telling of Edwards inane stories, while the film was mostly centered around character development and relationships. I also think that while the book was very euphoric and felt like...

    Entertainment, Fiction, Film 812  Words | 2  Pages

  • Mlk and Antigone Comparison Essay

    George Orwell argues that, “when the white man turns tyrant it is his own freedom that he destroys” (Orwell, 704). Free will is indestructible; an example of Orwell’s destruction of freedom but preservation of free will is given in his essay. In Antigone an example of how even though higher powers can limit your decisions they cannot stop you from exercising your free will. According to Orwell his freedom was destroyed when he took on the role of the tyrant. His job was that of a sub-divisional...

    Burma, Decision making, Free will 847  Words | 3  Pages

  • Book to Film - Flowers for Algernon

    Books to Film Essay - Flowers for Algernon Does your IQ have anything to do with your number of friends? This is a key question explored in Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keys, as Charlie, the main character, investigates his relationships between friends and family. The characters and their reactions are a very important part of this tragic, brilliant, and heart warming novel about an experiment gone wrong. As Charlie’s IQ fluctuates, he learns that he still has problems in life, even though...

    Character, Flowers for Algernon, Key 824  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Black Cat: A Comparison between the Movie and the Book

    Black Cat: A Comparison Between The Movie and The Book There are major differences between the film we saw in class and The Black Cat by Edgar Allen Poe. The film had added effects to get the viewer's attention. The film also let out important parts that were in the short story. The short s The Black Cat: Deranged NarratorThe Black Cat: a Comparison Between the Movie and the Book The ...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction, Narrative 760  Words | 3  Pages

  • Wuthering Heights Movie and Book Comparison Paper

    Katie Rector Ms. Loe AP Rhetoric T/Th 1 19 November, 2013 A Pre-Envisioned Creation: Film Analysis of Wuthering Heights In the process of reading, the mind shifts to an alternate state where you, yourself are the omnipotent creator, using the stylistic techniques and descriptions of the author to formulate your own opinions and your own images concerning the work. Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, one of the most passionately devastating novels of the Romantic era, affects its readers in a...

    Catherine Earnshaw, Emily Brontë, Film 1708  Words | 7  Pages

  • Book Thief & Macbeth Comparison

    Macbeth & The Book Thief: A Comparison between Ambition present in the Novels In comparing Shakespeare’s Macbeth and Zusak’s Book Thief, though the books deal with different time eras, characters and even language styles, there are some striking similarities between the themes in both novels. The themes are evident throughout both novels, these themes give a better understanding of the author’s message he wants to portray to his audience. Both books show ambition effectively in many...

    Adolf Hitler, Duncan I of Scotland, Macbeth 1664  Words | 4  Pages

  • Antigone

    Antigone Tragic Hero? By Matthew Scully Does Antigone earn the title of tragic hero in Sophocles’ play Antigone? In most Greek tragedies ,the title of the play is the name of the tragic hero. I strongly believe that Antigone is the tragic hero of the play because she has a tragic flaw, the play focuses on mostly her actions, and her story best describes what a Greek tragedy is. The play, Antigone takes place in the Greek city of Argive. It is the story of a queen-to-be, Antigone, and her losing...

    Character, Creon, Oedipus 1258  Words | 3  Pages

  • Antigone

    Antigone by Sophocles is an interesting play that I enjoyed reading. It was something different for me since I don’t ever read plays. After reading the play I thought this story would fit under a feminist approach, until I fully began to understand and analyze each character of the play. In this paper I will discuss how the major events of Antigone can be analyzed through the psychological approach point of view. I as well read each critic about Antigone and found some similarity and dissimilarity...

    Antigone, Creon, Haemon 1729  Words | 4  Pages

  • antigone

    Jevon Mitchell Ms. Hall World Lit 13 March 2014 Antigone Character Analysis Loyalty and determination are two great characteristics to have as a person, but they are not so great when they blind you from exactly what you are doing. This is the tragic flaw of the tragic hero Antigone. Antigone is the protagonist of Antigone a tragic play written by Sophocles, one of the great ancient Greek playwrights. In Antigone written by Sophocles, Antigone’s uncompromising pride, loyalty, and determination...

    Antigone, Ismene, Oedipus 902  Words | 3  Pages

  • Antigone

    Antigone Essay In society, being self-centered about ideas frequently affects peoples’ judgement. Sophocles raises this issue in his play Antigone. He believes that listening to the wise benefits your judgement, but the result of refusing to listen leads to tragic outcomes. Sophocles uses Ate to develop the characters’ inability to take in others’ perspective. Sophocles first addresses the tragic results of not listening through Antigone’s refusal to take advice. In Sophocles’s...

    Antigone, Creon, Oedipus 1605  Words | 4  Pages

  • Comparison of the Power of One Movie and Book

    differ greatly from the novel . The movie The Power of One based on a book of the same name follows this trend. The Power of One tells the story of Peekay, a boy living in South Africa who dreams of becoming the welterweight champion of the world, and who tries to correct the injustice that goes on around him. Although the movie does keep the main themes of the novel like racism and how one person can change the world. The film adds new plot twists and characters that make the story more exciting...

    Black people, Change, Character 1037  Words | 3  Pages

  • 'A clockwork orange' comparison of book and film

    “‘A Clockwork Orange’ comparison of the book and film.” A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian nightmarish fantasy of a near-future England, where teenage hooligans neglect the somewhat standing laws of society, and take control of the streets after dark. The novel's main character, fifteen year old Alex, and his three 'droogs,' take place in all-night acts of random violence and total destruction. This dark image Burgess has presented to the reader portrays his view of what he believed would be a...

    2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Alex 704  Words | 2  Pages

  • Antigone

    Pride in Antigone Gandhi once said, “Anger is the enemy of non-violence, and pride is a matter that swallows it up.” Pride is never an acceptable notion and it often leads to ones downfall, as we see often throughout Sophocles’ play, Antigone. Multiple characters in Antigone experience prideful thoughts and actions during the course of the play resulting in the tragedy of negative outcomes in the end. In the beginning of Antigone the two sisters, Antigone and Ismene, are discussing their...

    Antigone, Creon, Haemon 1715  Words | 4  Pages

  • Antigone

    Antigone Essay Creon and Antigone are both honorable people, yet both are fatally proud and that is the source of the tragedy. To what extent do you agree? The source of tragedy in Antigone by Sophocles cannot be simply attributed to the downfall of the two characters, Creon and Antigone. Creon and Antigone both have a very strong will and can both be very stubborn towards people, Creon by refusing to listen to other people and Antigone very determined to fight for what she wants which is to...

    Antigone, Creon, Oedipus 1364  Words | 4  Pages

  • Film Adaptation of Antigone

    The film adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone portrays the text substantially well in several ways. The filmmaker's interpretation encourages the audience to be discerning as their perception of the Greek tragedy is enhanced. The play becomes profound and reverberant because of the many interesting elements of production. These include musical score, set design, and the strategic costuming – all of which advocates an improved comprehension of Antigone. The musical score proficiently provides the...

    Antigone, Creon, Haemon 628  Words | 2  Pages

  • Lord of the Flies - Comparison Book/Film

    Lord of the Flies – Comparing and contrasting the book and the film When I was reading Lord of the Flies, the book delivered a lot of emotion, a lot of suspense was present and I enjoyed reading the story. Watching the film was a less pleasant experience. Evidently there are many differences between the book and the film; however, there are similarities as well. There are many differences between the book and the film: First of all, it is evident that the very detailed description cannot translate...

    Critical thinking, English-language films, Lost 518  Words | 2  Pages

  • Antigone

    Antigone In Sophocles’ Antigone, the main conflict is civic authority versus natural law. Creon, the king of Thebes, is faced with the decision of standing by the laws he has enforced or to make the people of Thebes happy. Antigone, the protagonist of the play, countered Creon by breaking his law to not provide a burial for her brother, Polynices. The fundamental struggle between the protagonist and antagonist is developed according to a set pattern that theater audiences have come to recognize...

    Antigone, Creon, Haemon 824  Words | 3  Pages

  • Antigone

    Section I: Essay Questions: A.1) Prompt: How are Antigone, Ismene and Eurydice portrayed in the play? How is this similar or different from how they are observed by the minor characters? Although ancient Greece was a male-dominate society, Sophocles' work Antigone, portrays women as being strong and capable of making wise decisions. In this tragedy, Sophocles uses three main characters who are women to represent different models of female behavior. Traditionally women are characterized as weak...

    Ancient Greece, Antigone, Gender role 1343  Words | 4  Pages

  • Antigone

    Discovers his fate from his actions * Usually a leader of men-ex: King * Their fate affects the nation or a large number of people * Their suffering is not senseless * Most tragic hero’s are men, with a could examples of Antigone and Cleopatra * Athenian Tragedy * Oldest tragedy existing * Emerged during 6th century BC * Reached its peak as dramatic form in the 5th century * When &Where * Open air theatres * Could usually hold...

    Drama, Euripides, French Resistance 1183  Words | 6  Pages

  • antigone

    hamartia and lastly they need to realize their mistakes and accept their consequences. In Antigone, there are two main characters that fit the criteria of a tragic hero, but only the protagonist, Antigone meets all of the conditions. Antigone meets the second requirement of a tragic heroine, by fulfilling the criteria of being neither entirely good nor completely bad. In the opening of the play, Antigone asks her sister, Ismene to help her give Polynieces a proper burial but Ismene disagrees because...

    Antigone, Creon, Jocasta 1000  Words | 3  Pages

  • Devil in a Blue Dress Film vs. Book

    When an individual reads a book and then sees the movie that is based on the book, there is bound to be many differences between the two. Sometimes there are elements that are present in the book that have a tendency to get lost in the production and directing of a movie. At other times, the movie adds elements that are not originally in the book. In Walter Mosley’s book, “Devil in a Blue Dress,” and the movie of the same name share some similar literary elements. However, there are several vital...

    A Story, Audience, Detective fiction 1536  Words | 4  Pages

  • Antigone

     In Antigone, by Sophocles, two sisters, Ismene and Antigone, have two different views on what it means to be human. Ismene understand “being human” or “life” in a biological sense. She believes in continuing, by being a female, in continuing the family bloodline. Antigone however, understands “being human” in a sense of family honor and reputation. Both are important, but neither is right nor wrong. Creon, the ruler, has his own views on how to rule the city. He believes that he is in charge and...

    Antigone, Law, Life 768  Words | 4  Pages

  • Antigone.

    political aspects of Antigone, we created an off text improvisation where we played characters from Theban society -I was “A Female Citizen”- we read them out to the class so we could get an idea of people we could work with which was a good idea as it enabled us to engage with each other and incorporate more detail into our improvisation. Our improvisation was set in a market place, we each spoke of our feelings to each other, which showed the contrast in opinions towards Antigone(or her sister)/Creon...

    Antigone, Creon, Haemon 1304  Words | 4  Pages

  • Antigone

    of Antigone, the protagonist of the play, Antigone, challenges society’s orders and norms. At the time period of the play, society’s norm for women was the maintain order in the family, give life to newborns and take care of the family members. However, Antigone challenges these social orders due to her social value of life: burying her brother, Polynices, and giving him a proper burial. Thus, it is through these norms and restrictions as well as her only social value that stimulates Antigone to...

    Creon, Ismene, Jocasta 1195  Words | 3  Pages

  • Outsiders Book and Movie Comparison

    The book and the movie of the Outsiders are two very different stories. The book has so much more detail then the movie. The movie is not the most detailed but it does get its point across. There are may similarities and also many differences between the two the book is by far more interesting and more detailed then the movie. I enjoyed the book a lot and the movies a lot but the movie was missing a lot. A few similarities between the movie and book are that the movie still has the complete Greaser...

    1967 in literature, Nothing Gold Can Stay, S. E. Hinton 1002  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Comparison of the Book and the Movie Frankenstein

    which a text is placed changes its purpose and allows it to be interpreted in a variety of ways. The function, perspective and audience of the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelly differs greatly to the film Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh in many ways. Importantly, Kenneth Branagh’s film was made for a more contemporary audience, reflecting modern concerns where as Frankenstein the novel was written in the context of the 18th century and dealt with the questions at that time. These differences...

    Character, Fiction, Frankenstein 1092  Words | 3  Pages

  • Antigone

    11/5/13 English 111 Antigone Paper Antigone: Individual vs. State The conflict between individual conscious and state law is something mankind has endured since the beginning of history. There have been many individuals that have stood by their beliefs and conscious against government law despite the repercussions. This conflict is one of the main struggles in Antigone, the Greek tragedy written by Sophocles. At the center of this tragedy is the battle between an individual’s moral duty and...

    Antigone, Conscience, Law 1421  Words | 4  Pages

  • Antigone

    Play Analysis: Antigone Antigone, originally written by Sophocles has been performed throughout history to illustrate its rich diversity of themes. Gary Armagnac’s rendition portrays this as well as the fact that it is a timeless play because he sets it in the near future in a society—that has just gone through a second civil war—that bears close resemblance to ours. The director, when creating this play, has heavy influence from the current ongoing political movements occurring in the Middle East...

    Actor, Antigone, Creon 1429  Words | 4  Pages

  • Antigone

    Conflict of Loyalty From reading Antigone, loyalty comes in all different forms. One is how Antigone expressed her loyalty to family by giving her brother, Polynices, a proper bruial; even though she wasn't being loyal to the rules of Creon, king of Thebes. Humans are faced with basic conflicts of loyalties—to state, religion, and family. Personal happiness is another powerful and legitimate pull. But perfect balance among these compelling factors is impossible; hence suffering is inevitable. In...

    Antigone, Burial, Oedipus 999  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Comparison of “the War of the Worlds” Book (1898) and Modern Film

    A Comparison of “The War of The Worlds” Book (1898) And Modern Film   Although it is the same story, the war of the world’s book (1898) and film (modern) have their differences and similarities. A major difference between them is when it is set and the location. The difference between 1898 and 2005 really changes the story. In 1898 people are fleeing from the tripods in horse drawn carriages and on foot. In 2005 people are fleeing in cars, trucks, boats. The character of the novel has an unknown...

    Character, Difference, Human 481  Words | 2  Pages

  • Comparison of Medea by Euripides, Jean Anouilh and Wesley Enouch

    Medea Comparison The Medea is a classic tragedy with its historical, cultural and social origins firmly in Ancient Greece. Since originally being written by Euripides, the play has been rewritten and reinterpreted by many different playwrights and directors throughout history. Each time the Meda has been re-imagined, it takes on different meaning, born from the context of the playwright and the message they wish to convey through this powerful play. This essay will cover the original play by Euripides...

    431 BC, Euripides, Indigenous Australians 2687  Words | 6  Pages

  • Antigone

    Antigone– The Characterization Sophocles’ tragic drama, Antigone, presents to the reader a full range of characters: static and dynamic, flat and round; they are portrayed mostly through the showing technique. In “Sophocles’ Praise of Man and the Conflicts of the Antigone,” Charles Paul Segal takes the stand that there are two protagonists in the drama (which conflicts with this reader’s interpretation): This is not to say that there are not conceptual issues...

    Antigone, Creon, Oedipus 2467  Words | 7  Pages

  • Antigone

    Antigone Antigone was written by Sophocles, after the age of 50. Antigone is a play used to show Aristotle’s Definition of a Tragic Hero. His definition of a tragic hero is a man who is held in a high place of society and is brought down by the decisions he makes; because of that, his punishment may exceed the crime. In the end, he must accept the fact as to why he has fallen. The tragic hero of Antigone was Creon, who was king of Thebes. Creon is a tragic hero because he is a man of noble...

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