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Antigone, by Sophocles
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Antigone 2011 Outline : A) Introduction. B) Moal Dillema. C) The second burial. D) Conclusion. Foreword: This research paper investigates the tragedy Antigone by Sophocles in order to figure out the main idea of it. Thesis: Antigone is the blood sister of the killed brothers and she faces the moral dilemma.… Being relatives they hate each other so much that it…
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Antigone by Sophocles
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This analysis paper will investigate roots of the theme of rebellion and obedience in Sophocles' play Antigone. Antigone is a play with very many different themes. The writer uses various Greek mythologies and literary elements to showcase numerous themes in the play. One of the dominant themes in the play is ‘Obedience and Rebellion’.… The main antagonist,…
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Antigone by Sophocles
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This paper analyses the role of each character in turn, using the Sophocles text in English translation as the main source, and referring occasionally to the Yorgas film (1961) to illustrate how one famous interpretation makes their motivations plain. The analysis shows that despite frequent professions of noble ambitions, all of the characters in Antigone are motivated by selfishness.…
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Antigone, by Sophocles
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It is one of the tragedies belonging to three Theban plays. The plot gives an outline of the two opposing nations headed by blood brothers. Being relatives they hate each other so much that it makes them kill… Weather to break the law or to stay a law-abiding citizen and leave her brother to have eternal sufferings. There are three main problems raised in the…
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Short Story: Antigone by Sophocles
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Themes develop as the conflict between Creon and Antigone unfolds. The tragedy is set in the Greek city of Thebes. The choice of the setting makes allusions… The characters are portrayed through their actions rather than through direct characterization by Chorus. As the protagonists’ name Antigone, “the one who goes against”, suggests she opposes to the…
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Feminism and Antigone by Sophocles
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Clients Name Name of Professor Name of Class Date Feminism and Antigone by Sophocles (Question 3) Feminism is founded on the idea that women have been oppressed and that they should be elevated out of this oppression. Ancient Greece society was patriarchal with women being little more than possessions and of economic value.… When taken in context, he speaks as…
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Analysis Interpretation of Antigone by Sophocles
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The drama "Antigone" was written c. 442 BC. From ancient time, the question of universal laws has been the major concern in literature. Religion had an enormous impact on every aspect of culture and life of people, and only a deep understanding of the common good can help to achieve agreement between laws of the earth and heaven.… In spite of this threat,…
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Moral Conflict in Antigone by Sophocles
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Name Instructor Class 4 December 2011 Antigone and its Moral Conflicts When do people draw the line between familial duties and civic responsibilities? Antigone chooses her family over her civic duties in Antigone by Sophocles. G.W. Hegel is one of the philosophers who find the antitheses and conflicts in Antigone perplexing, because of the complexities inherent in these conflicts (Woodruff xiii).…
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Antigone by Sophocles and Ancient Greek Civilization
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Name Professor Course Date Antigone by Sophocles and Ancient Greek Civilization Antigone by Sophocles The story tells of the misfortune that had befallen the ruler of Thebes on an attempt to assert his power among his subjects. Antigone had been the daughter of Oedipus who had sought to bury Polyneices, her brother after attempting to attack Thebes.…
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The Greek Tragedy Antigone by Sophocles
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Antigone 1. Sophocles’ Antigone is the third of three Theban plays. Coming at the end of the trilogy the play is greatly contingent on events that occurred in Oedipus Rex wherein Oedipus the King clawed out his eyes in response to the events that unfolded.… Antigone attempts to convince Ismene to join help bury their brother’s body. Ismene refuses to disobey…
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Philosophy and literature- Antigone by Sophocles
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This conflict is evident throughout the book. Antagone is faced with a dilemma on how to accept the ruling of the king to let the body of his brother Polyneices to decay without… The king decides to give his predecessor a decent burial and formulates harsh law to punish the Polyneices. Where else it is right to accord traitors the harshest punishment so as to…
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The Emotional Aspect of Bullying In the play Antigone by Sophocles
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The play Antigone by Sophocles demonstrates the characteristics and effects of bullying. Bullies often enjoy power status, while their victims either become passive or aggressive in their responses to bullying behavior.… This paper asks: Why is Creon a bully and how does society responds to the bully king? Creon is a typical bully, because he isolates Antigone…
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The Emotional Aspect of Bullying In the play Antigone by Sophocles
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Bullies often enjoy power status, while their victims either become passive or aggressive in their responses to bullying behavior. This paper asks: Why is Creon a bully and how does society… Creon, using his power as a king, wants to isolate Antigone from their society. He emphasizes to all that when she buried her brother using sacred rites, she transgresses…
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Gender Role in Antigone by Sophocles and Sure Thing by David Ives
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Antigone by Sophocles and Sure Thing by David Ives are two such works, which include gender role as one of the main themes. Gender role, in the form of feminism, is more obviously expressed in Antigone than Sure Thing. … While Antigone revolves about femininity and male dominance, Sure Thing revolves around the male gender trying to lure the female gender…
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Power of Higher Authority in significant relevance to Antigone by Sophocles and Another Antigone by A.R Gurney
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How does power of Higher Authority manifest in Antigone by Sophocles and Another Antigone by A.R.Gurney? Almost two and a half millennia separate the ancient Greek version of Antigone (attributed to Sophocles) and its modern adaptation written by A.R. Gurney.… The modern adaptation for theatre by A.R. Gurney offers an interesting contextualization of heroine…
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Sophocles Antigone
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Dr. Martin Luther king Jr. an African American social activist and the President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference was arrested again in April 11, 1964 and sent to the Alabama prison. While in prison, he wrote a response letter to the eight white clergymen of the Alabama state.… He says that anyone who lives in the United States can never be an…
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Play (Sophocles Antigone)
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She serves as the first painstaking protester within the play. The performance of this play offers criticism to the government that was reigning at… This never comes too well for the elder son a factor that draws them into war. As a result of the war, the two sons die meaning that none wins the battle (Brian 1). Kingship is taken by their uncle who is biased…
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Sophocles Antigone
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At one time I have joined a picket even though it was not officially sanctioned in order to join the protest of a group of people.… Like for example stop signs in places that do not warrant them. I have to admit that there may perhaps be occurrences where I have overlooked them. Be no mistake that I recognize the need for safety but there are just those that…
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In Sophocles' Antigone, Creon best fulfills the requirements of the tragic hero. Support this claim with quotes and paraphrases
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Insert Name Tutor Course Date Introduction The authorship of Sophocles’ Antigone dates back to 441 BC and features as the last of the three Theban plays, though it was the first to be written. The striking features of Antigone is not only seen in it predating and expanding on the Theban play legend and picking up from Aeschylus’ Seven against Thebes, but also in the way it builds the theme of Creon fulfilling the requirements of a tragic hero.…
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Literary Analysis
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The issue of gender roles are of particular interest since each of the characters demonstrates his/her attitude to gender issues. The play introduces the concepts of gender roles represented in ancient… Despite the ban to bury the soldiers who participated in the battle against their hometown and country, Antigone cannot follow this law. She believes that her…
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The Tragedy of the play Antigone
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Tragedy of the play Antigone Introduction The play Antigone by Sophocles describes the tragedy that befalls the lives of both Antigone and Creon. But it is Creon who suffers the fate of the tragic hero. His pride blindfolds him to see his error. Creon’s tragic end is a cause of his pride, arrogance and indiscretion.… Her act of cremating her brother defying…
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Antigone Written Response
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CREON AND ANTIGONE: The most often asked question about the play Antigone by Sophocles, one of the three great Greek writers of tragedy, is who is the tragic hero of the play; is it Antigone or is it Creon? According to Aristotle’s concept, a tragic hero is highly placed,… om a height with impact of high magnitude will lead the audience to what Aristotle…
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Antigone
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According to the research findings the main causes of moral conflicts are differences in duties and laws. For Antigone, her duty to her family and the gods are more important than her civic duties. Divine laws are heavier for her than man-made laws.… This study looks into “Antigone” by Sophocles that is about Antigone’s struggles with what she thinks is right…
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Sophocles's Antigone and Euripedes's Medea
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Outline: 1. Introduction and discussion of Antigone a. A brief description of Sophocles b. Definition of terms used. c. A brief history about the play. 2. Analysis of the play Antigone highlighting instances of guilt and punishment.… 4. Conclusion Sophocles’ Antigone and Euripides’s Medea Guilt once determined as legitimate…
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English Literature
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Eteocles and Polyneices, both brothers of Antigone and Ismene, fought opposite each other for the throne in the Thebes’ civil war and were both killed. Consequently, the new ruler of Thebes, Creon, decreed that Eteocles be given a place of honor whereas Polyneices be held in… Antigone tells Ismene that she wants her brother given a proper burial despite…
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