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    Ambition In Antigone

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    three main traits, a tragic flaw, a family of high class or rank, and is neither superlatively good nor corrupt. A tragic flaw simply means a character weakness, which results in their destruction. In Sophocles play Antigone, Antigone fulfills all three traits conscientiously. Antigone is a princess, because her father Oedipus was the King of Thebes. She is well respected and her unwarranted pride and ambition lead to her own destruction. Antigone’s pride and ambition not only caused her own…

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    Disobedience In Antigone

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    Antigone: Ancient Heroine or Early Model for Future Civil Disobedience? “I, whom no man’s frown can frighten, am far from risking heaven’s frown by flouting these. I need no trumpeter from you to tell me I must die, we all die anyway” (Roche 210). Antigone, a 441 BC heroine, created by Sophocles in the Oedipus Plays to do what is moral even, if it means disobeying the law. In Antigone, Antigone's brothers, Eteocles and Polyneices, die in battle, but Creon refuses to bury Polyneices. Antigone;…

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    Women In Antigone

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    person. They can’t make their decision of their own, that they felt is right. I have seen, and read a lot cases in which women are weak. Women have a lot strength to fight and stand for their rights, but many times they can’t able to do anything. Like Antigone was not allowed to bury her brother. Moreover, women sacrifices for their desires to keep themselves safe. In most countries women are not permitted to do all activities like men. They are not gifted to drive a car on the road, not permit…

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    Morality In Antigone

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    Sophocles’ play Antigone addresses a person’s morals, and the circumstances for a person to stray from their morals. When both of her brothers are killed in battle, Antigone expects to follow the divine law and bury both of them, even though her brother Polyneices is considered a traitor. When her uncle Creon, the new king, issues an edict that prohibits the burial of Polyneices, Antigone is furious. Although the consequence is death, Antigone buries Polyneices anyway and aims to become a martyr…

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    Aristotle And Antigone

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    2. Within the article Aristotle suggests that it is improper for female characters in tragedy to be “manly or formidable”. Thus, he would not agree with the entire characterization of Antigone in Sophocles’ play, Antigone. In which Antigone is the main character who constantly stands up against Creon and all who oppose her, so that she can fulfil what she thinks is right. Thus, in some ways she is formidable in personality because of her adamant nature on fulfilling her values and is not in any…

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    Religion In Antigone

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    one can see their significance in daily life. The play Antigone, written by the Greek playwrighter Sophocles, is a prime example of the colliding relationships between family, religion, and government in ancient Mesopotamian and Hebrew civilization. In order to understand how Antigone relates to these civilizations, one needs to understand how religion…

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    Battle In Antigone

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    Battle In the play Antigone by Sophocles the family was a disaster, the brothers killed each other in a battle for a throne. One of the sisters (Antigone) wanted to bury one of the brothers. He was denied his burial because it was considered a sin to kill a king, or person of royalty. Antigone tried to convince her sister to help her bury him. She got caught late night after a sandstorm now she awaits her trial. Once Antigone was taken to trial followed in by the guard they explained…

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    Justice In Antigone

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    The focal point of Sophocles’ Antigone is the protagonist’s desire and search for justice. Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus, is the play’s tragic heroine who fights against the evil Creon, the current King of Thebes. Her rebellion against the king was ignited by her thirst for justice, stopping at nearly nothing to combat the immoralities standing in her way. In her heart, the sacredness of family and honor is the pinnacle aspect of her life. These beliefs of hers create the source of…

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    Antigone Consequences

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    Five People with Huge Consequences How can one person make a difference? In the Greek dramatist Sophocles’ play Antigone, After the war of Eteocles and Polynices, Creon ends up becoming king because the two brothers killed each other. While he was king he decided to bury Eteocles and not Polynices, which angered Antigone because she thought it was immoral. In William Shakespeare’s tragedy Julius Caesar, A group of conspirators plan to kill Caesar after they kill Caesar, Antony and Octavius…

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    Antigone Analysis

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    water communicates that family ties are indomitable when compared to other relationships. Therefore, I concur with Antigone, leaving Polyneikes unburied is a humiliation for herself and most importantly for him. Disregard people’s life choices I believe that the last we could for them on this earth is to bury them with dignity and let their souls rest in peace. In addition, Antigone says, “I would not welcome such a fellowship. Go thine, own way; myself to bury him. How sweet to die in such…

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