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    Antigone should be remembered as a terrorist because she publicly defied Creon's law, and she was too stubborn to know when to stop herself. Antigone acted terroristic towards us and our king, she had disrespected and purposely defied the laws that were written in stone. The stubbornness that Antigone possessed was beyond fixable and she couldn’t stop herself from making even more mistakes. Antigone is a terrorist for various reasons. Her intentions are solid, but when she tried to carry them…

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    Comparison Vs. Antigone

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    Antigone v. Antigone In both plays Antigone by Anouilh and Antigone by Sophocles there is a main character named Antigone. Antigone was officially written by Sophocles in 441 B.C then later rewritten by Anouilh during the Nazi occupation. Since the two stories were written in two different time frames the stories are a little bit different in many ways including characters and their characteristics, symbolisms and theme. In both plays Antigone is one of the main characters…

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    Was Antigone Justified

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    Antigone Paper Antigone was justified in her acts because there are a lot of people in today's society that did nothing worse by just breaking a law that was thought to be unjust by that certain person anyway, and we call them heroes, so in that case Antigone was a Greek hero. Antigone Accepted her punishment because she knew it was a law. Antigone was justified in her criminal acts because she did something that she knew would end up getting her in a lot of trouble, but because in her eyes…

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    Antigone Case Study

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    Despite its ancient origins, Sophocles’ play Antigone provides a case study through which to examine issues of politics, power, sovereignty, and justice. The final of Sophocles’ trilogy “Three Theban Plays,” the first record of Antigone is around 442 BCE, during the height of Athenian democracy. The play centers around Antigone’s decision to disobey her future father-in-law and king, Creon, in order to give her brother Polyneices, who is branded a traitor and is forbade a proper burial. One of…

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    Antigone is a Greek tragedy written by Sophocles. It is the story of Antigone’s last days and what leads to her death. Creon and Antigone have opposite opinions on the burial of Antigone’s brother Polynices. Because Polynices was a traitor and fought against Thebes with Argos, Creon believes he does not deserve a burial. Yet, Antigone still loves her brother and believes the gods would want her to bury him. Although Creon’s perspective on the burial of Polynices is justified, Antigone has the…

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    Antigone Comparison Essay

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    The play “Antigone”, written by Sophocles in Ancient Greece, has much value towards its plot. It can be interpreted in different ways. While examining the play Antigone, the ability to relate with the characters was robust. There are many ways in how to connect such as the appearance and health, the family and relationships, and the personality and attitude. These are the many means in which an individual can associate with a figure in the performance Antigone. In the satire Antigone, they…

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    Antigone Research Paper

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    Antigone the Tragic Heroine Determination. Love. Family. Loyalty. All of these words are the words that define what the main character of Sophocles’ Greek drama Antigone was about. The main character in the Greek drama Antigone was very opinionated on what she felt was right. Eteocles and Polyneices (Antigone’s brothers) killed each other in a battle because Polyneices was considered as a traitor. However, this is not just a Greek drama, it is also a tragedy. A tragedy is revealing…

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    Creon and Antigone are faced with decisions where the outcome wouldn’t be altruistic for anyone involved. Antigone is faced with the decision of whether to bury her brother who died in combat or not.“Creon has sworn no one shall bury him, no one mourn for him, but his body must lie in the fields”.(Ant.Pro.15) Antigone goes to her sister Ismene and asks her if she would help bury their brother [Eteocles]. As the conversation moves forward, it looks more and more like Ismene won’t help. Antigone…

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    The interaction between Antigone and Ismene in the opening scene of the tragedy plays an integral role as the introduction to the conflict. Their dialogue revolves around Creon’s decree that Polyneices is to go unburied for his traitorous act against the state. This matter reflects their role as women, daughters, and sisters in Greek society. Each sister personifies a different perspective on Creon’s edict, both having serious ramifications on the tragedy as a whole. Their conflicting beliefs…

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    Antigone Round Character

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    I have come to a reasonable conclusion that Antigone is directly a round character. In the beginning of the story, she is shown to have both many strengths and weaknesses. As our primary protagonist, she has shown to have a heroic nature, she even stood up against her uncle who is the king. She is also willing to not disgrace her brother's memory by not giving his body a proper burial, she is willing to put her life on the line to do so. However, despite being a strong woman at nature, she has…

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