Antigone 'An Analysis Of Creon's' Rightness?
- if victory goes to her without punishment” (line 444). I feel that at this point it becomes more about Antigone “winning” than her actually being justified in wanting to bury her brother. How many of our arguments come down to this- winning at all costs, and not ever becoming willing to debate and find an amicable settlement? Pride. Plain and simple.
The only thing that leads me to think that Sophocles takes Antigone’s “side” is the fact that he reveals Creon’s prideful character. I wonder if revealing governmental shortcomings in that era was as prevalent as it is now. Facebook is filled with articles about government blunders and ridiculous antics and they are so frequent that we seem to have become to numb to it. I wonder if in a less media-driven society it was more scandalous to reveal these. That also makes me wonder if it is meant to expose what was “done” to Antigone at the hand of the