Antigone Vs Creon Character Analysis
We see evidence from the text when Creon discovers that Antigone is the one who is to blame about the digging up of his brother. He threatens to kill her, and she is okay with it. Antigone goes and tells Creon; “they share my same views, but they keep their mouth shut just for you.” Creon disagrees with this statement, but it is in fact, very true. The only punishment that Creon offers Antigone is death, and absolutely nothing else.
Creon’s character is developed as a tragic hero when Antigone decides to kill herself. This leads to a downfall in the story. All the deaths in the story lead up to Antigone’s suicide. After all of Creon’s threatening, she decided to take things into her own hands and to go ahead and take her own life. In line 1031, Antigone says; “Instead I go sorrow to my grave without my friends, to die while still” -she is saying her death wish and accepting her fate to die.
As a final point, having too much pride and being stubborn can soon lead to one being sad and alone. Don’t point fingers, and don’t come up with conclusions in your head when you do not know all of the facts. Eventually what you say, has a huge affect on people and thier