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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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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
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Oedipus was to become king by killing his father Laius, which happened on his way to visit the town. The tragedy comes when he ascends to power and marries his mother. The life of Oedipus is complex… Oedipus kills his father during a disagreement along the road. In addition he kills Sphinx making him a darling for the people of Thebes. The reward for the win…
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Antigone
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Literary analysis of Antigone Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Rough draft Literary analysis: Antigone The story of Antigone is based on prophetic issues and the decision of main protagonists in the play. Antigone and Creon are the main protagonists of the play based on the belief and pride.… However, King Creon believes that the laws are made by man and men…
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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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Antigone
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Customer Inserts His/her Name Customer Inserts Customer Inserts Grade Course Writer Inserts Date Here (Day, Month, Year) Antigone Aristotle, a logician and teacher born in the first quarter of the fourth century, to turn into not only the most vital representative of Greek dramatic disparagement, but also one of the most vital influences in all the history of literature.…
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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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Antigone Was a Coward
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Antigone was a coward. Some people think that Antigone is a heroine because she stands up for her dead brother and then has the courage to take her own life rather than suffer the consequences of a whole situation that she does not agree with. They cite as evidence for this view the fact that the play is named after her, and not after the other main characters such as Creon, who is the king and the one in a position of power.…
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Sophocles Research Paper
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Name Surname Professor Name Subject 6 December 2011 Sophocles Introduction: Sophocles was a famous tragic writer who lived several years before Christ. Colone which is a village in Attica, was his birthplace. His father was a blacksmith and supported the education of his son to the utmost extent where he learnt literature, music as well as dancing.…
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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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Discuss the role played by morality or obligation in Antigone
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27 January, 2011. Role played by morality or obligation in Antigone: Antigon, as a considerate sister of Polyneices and a strong follower of religion went to any length to defend her stance against Creon’s immoral actions and merciless decisions.… Creon had passed over the instructions that forbade everybody to bury the dead body of Polyneices. Creon wanted…
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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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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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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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What makes Sophocles's Antigone a paradigm of the very idea of tragedy
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It is written on the mythological manner and reveals one of the main conflict, peculiar for that period of time - the contradiction between the laws of the generation and state. The aim of this work is to… Firstly, we should understand that the notion of tragedy concerns only a human being. This concept cannot be devoted to the natural phenomena. It can face…
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Characters analysis
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These two characters are often pitted against each other: most notably in Antigone, where the central action of the play revolves… r to each individual character: Antigone is clearly an agent of the gods and aligned with them for following their portents, while Creon is a person who wantonly rejects both of these important principles. The truth of the matter,…
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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, Oedipus and Othello
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The history of theatre as a performing art is very old and rich. Plays have been incorporated as the reflection of the society through the paradigm of entertainment since the era before the birth of Jesus Christ.… Thesis Statement This paper intends to present an in-depth study of the plays that have evolved from different ages in the literature through the…
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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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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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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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