Eurydice of Thebes

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    The meeting clearly shows Creon’s dismissive attitude towards the citizens. The lines “And is Thebes about to tell me how to rule” and “The city is the king’s- that’s the law!” show what he truly cares about (383). The only thing on his mind is the power of the throne and not the city that it rules. Tiresias is the next to confront Creon on his edict. The prophet informs him that a plague has swept Thebes and the gods are ignoring the people and unwilling to…

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    Theme Of Fate In Antigone

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    it is seen that there is no way out of escaping fate. The theme that is in Antigone goes true with every character eventually having to accept their fate and allow for whatever needed to be accomplished, do so. These characters such as Antigone, Eurydice, and Creon, all accept their fate and go on with it. Fate, being inevitable, caused many deaths; however allowed for Creon to realize that he was going down the wrong path with his decisions. This shows that even though ill fate or any other is…

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    Who Is Creon Tragic Hero

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    “All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.” Creon makes a grave mistake when he chooses his pride over the ones he cares about. As Creon rules over Thebes his judgment is clouded over by his own stubborn pride and shuts out anyone that gets in his way. P1 Creon was born into nobility so he was next in line to be king when Eteocles and Polyneices were killed. Since Creon has noble blood in him he has every…

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    the king of Thebes, wrongfully sentences his daughter-in-law Antigone to death and eventually…

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    All tragic heroes have Hamartia, a tragic flaw the character has that leads to a downfall in the play. Creon takes on a heavy onus when he becomes the King of Thebes. After Creon locks Antigone, along with Ismene away for burying their brother, Haemon goes to his narcissistic father in the hope that he can prevent his fiancee from being killed. The solemn Haemon tries to make it clear to Creon that being king…

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    Antigone, or support his father’s decision in condemning Antigone. At the end, Haimon does what seems to be correct for him and decides to stand in favor of Antigone no matter what. When Haimon finds out about Antigone’s death, he kills himself. Eurydice, Haimon’s mother and Creon’s wife, . also kills herself when she finds out about the death of her own son. “I have killed my son and my wife…” (Page: 85, 145) This demonstrates how Creon accepts his guilt and realizes what he has done wrong.…

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    Antigone Vs Creon

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    Sophocles who did great work in the Golden age of Greek theater. The story “Antigone”s theme is the one fate of royal family in the city-state Thebe. After Oedipus died, his two children fought for his throne and they both died. Priority reason, Creon took the throne of the king. He made the death penalty law to do not let Polyneikes, who attacked the Thebe, be buried. The daughter of Oedipus, Antigone, she strenuously opposed the law and after the intense argument, she received the death…

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    He makes a decree that Polynices should not be buried and commends his body as a “carrion for birds and dogs to tear” because he fought against Thebes (230). In saying this, Creon is expressing the case for positive law which teaches obedience to state laws. Creon’s determination to ensure Polynices does not get a proper burial is seen when he posts guards to watch and ensure Polynices’ body is…

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    In the Greek Tragedy, Antigone, Sophocles demonstrates the consequences of hubris with Creon, the Theban king, as he suffers by losing everyone close to him. Creon is a man who has just become the king of Thebes and has a flaw of having too much pride. He can’t control the power of being over other people and he just lets the power go to his head. In getting his new power, Creon institutes a law that states that only Eteocles will be buried with full honor and Polyneices “must be left unburied”…

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    Action, drama, regret and sympathy demonstrate a tragedy. A Greek play written by Sophocles and created in 441 B.C.E. called Antigone portrays a tragedy. In the play Antigone, a character portrays the characteristics of a tragic hero. A tragic hero characterizes a literary character who makes a judgement error that inevitably leads to his or her own destruction. In order for a character to be a tragic hero he or she has to have a flaw or error, nobility, excessive pride, suffers more than…

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