Is Creon A Tragic Hero In Antigone
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This supports the theme by by showing a quote that supports the tragic hero Creon. The author states that “the law of the gods are mighty and a man must serve them ”This quote shows that Creon has realized what he has done to lead him to this point. He wanted to change his fate before time ran out. Creon realized that if he didn't stop what was going to happen he would be followed by consequences. Creon realizes that he has made an irreversible mistake show that he is a tragic hero when The author states that “oh it is hard to give in but it is worse to risk everything for stubborn pride.” This quote shows that he will feel regret if he does not act fast and realize what he's done is wrong. It is hard for him since he realized how stubborn he was. The tragic hero characteristic realize they have made an irreversible mistake describes Creon.
Born Into Nobility, doomed to make a serious error in judgement, and Realize they have made an irreversible mistake are tragic hero characteristics that Creon shows. In the story Antigone she struggles with the law when trying to bury her brother in secrecy from King Creon who made a law that anyone who tries to bury him would be killed.Antigone thought that wasn't fair and she risked her life to do it, but Creon catches antigone and sentences her to death.As the story progresses Creon starts to show tragic hero characteristics. These three characteristics show that Creon is a tragic