Eurydice of Thebes

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  • Antigone: The Tragic Hero Of Sophocles

    entire conflict of the play. If Antigone had not insisted upon burying Polyneices, she would be planning her wedding to Haimon and there would never have been any issues. The tragic flaw of Antigone caused many repercussions. The deaths of Haimon, Eurydice, and Antigone herself are all the results of Creon’s edict and Antigone’s rebellion. Another tragic flaw of the tragic heroine is something that she herself could have never helped. Her family is struck with this misfortune of unluckiness and…

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  • I M The Man Creon Poem Analysis

    Blacc “It's time to do what must be done be a king when kingdom comes…” “Go ahead and tell everybody, I'm the man…” These lines from Aloe Blacc’s, “I’m the Man” remind of Creon in many ways. One way it fits Creon is because he has to become king of Thebes after Polyneices and Eteocles kill each other. Another reason it reminds me of him is also the cocky attitude he has because he wants everyone to know who’s in charge. When it says, “ It’s time to do what must be done…” reminds me of something…

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  • The Tragic Hero In Antigone And Oedipus The King

    In life, “we [can] do everything right, act on the best information available, and with the best of intentions, yet still commit unspeakable horrors” (“The Tragic Hero in Greek Drama”). Aristotle created a definition of a tragic hero based on Sophocles’ characters in the tragedies Antigone and Oedipus the King. His definition, known as the Aristotelian tragic hero, has specific requirements the character must possess. Creon is the character that best exemplifies Aristotle’s tragic hero because…

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  • Antigone Character Analysis

    character Ismene has the most significant role from all the minor characters. However, there were many other minor characters involved in the play such as: Haemon (Antigone’s young fiancé and Creon’s son), Tiresias (the blind soothsayer of Thebes), and Eurydice (was the wife of Creon). Ismene is Antigone’s last surviving sibling, she is the…

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  • The Tragic Hero In Sophocles Antigone

    Haemon, Creon’s wife Eurydice, and Antigone’s tragic death. However, Sophocles’s tragic hero is not the titular character, Antigone. Instead, the defining traits of a tragic hero, which, according to Aristotle, include the inability to achieve his desired goal due to the limits of human frailty, realization about his own fate, and overwhelming hubris, build Creon up as the tragic hero. Creon displays his pride in the refusal of advice and in his failure of keeping his word to Thebes, which…

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  • Blindly Conformity In Sophocles Antigone

    Blindly Conforming Everyone is a conformist one way or another, even if they feel alone or different from the rest. Many despise the word conformity, but it really isn’t that bad. In his play, Antigone, Sophocles will show this idea of conformity through each of his characters. Most of them can be explained by a single quote in the article "You are a Conformist (That is, you are Human)". Here, author Noam Spancer makes his final remark, "When you go against a group, you did it not on your own,…

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  • Duty And Duty To Family Conflict In Sophocles's Antigone

    Every society struggles to find a balance between duty and law; it is a part of human nature to feel responsibility towards their kin, but also to develop a set of standards for their comunities to follow. In many cases, the law and duty to family conflict with one another, as they are both central to the values of human beings, creating a constant conflict in every society. Sophocles demonstrates this conflict in The Antigone, where duty and law conflict and cause a tragic end for the royal…

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  • Alexander The Great Essay

    King Philip Ⅱ once told Alexander the Great, “O my son, look thee out a kingdom equal to and worthy of thyself, for Macedonia is too little for thee.” Soon after Alexander the Great conquered Persia, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Bactria and the Punjab. Despite his age, Alexander the Great contributed more to the world than anyone because he united one-fourth of the World through Greek language and culture. Macedonian King Alexander the Great was born on July, 20 356 B.C in Pella, Macedonia. His parents…

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  • Civil Disobedience In Fahrenheit 451

    Throughout history, civil disobedience has been the key that opens doors to a better society. By rebelling against an unfair government, civil disobedience unlocks the path to an improved future. Sophocles’ Antigone, a greek tragedy, steps back to the past with the tale of the young woman, Antigone, and her rebellion against Kreon, her ruler and uncle. Kreon creates a law not to bury Antigone’s deceased brother, causing Antigone to follow the divine law of the gods and bury him. Kreon then…

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