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    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

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    The Tragic Downfalls of Creon and Antigone in Sophocles’ Antigone The hubris resonating throughout the play‚ ‘Antigone’ is seen in the characters of Creon and Antigone. Their pride causes them to act impulsively‚ resulting in their individual downfalls. In his opening speech‚ Creon makes his motives clear‚ that “no man who is his country’s enemy shall call himself my friend.” This part of his declaration was kept to the letter‚ as he refused burial for his nephew‚ Polynices. However‚ when the situation

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    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

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    Antigone Creon is the king in the play Antigone. Antigone is about a princess‚ Antigone‚ who buries her brother after he and her other brother fought each other to death. As a result‚ King Creon wants to punish/kill Antigone for this while still him remembering that he had raised her. Due to the brothers fighting to death‚ a place to be king opened up for Creon to become the new king. The quote‚ “Where love rules‚ there is no will to power; and where power predominates‚ there love is lacking. The

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 prologue

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    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

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    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

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