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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
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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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Antigone
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(Name) (Professor) (Course) (Date) “Antigone” and the Balance between the Laws of God and the Laws of Man Introduction One of the most famous tragedies written by the famous Greek writer Sophocles is the tragedy entitled “Antigone,” which was written at around 442 BC (“Antigone” n.… p.). Of course, there are many other issues present in this tragedy; however,…
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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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Antigone and Creon
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The major conflict is on the burial of Polyneices, the challenge is based on the laws of respect. Antigone believes in the laws of the deity, which forces them to follow the rites… Sophocles uphold the view of Antigone of the existence of deitys laws, which must be followed in order to avoid conflict. The ego of both the king and Antigone leads to serious…
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Antigone
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Name of the Writer Name of the Instructor English Date Submitted English 2 Lesson 4 and 5 Lesson # 4 1. In "Antigone," Haimon has a difficult relationship with his father. Explain how he relates to his father for the following: What he wants from his father at first and how his feelings toward his father change during the play: In the beginning, Haimon is shown to have great love and regard for his father, Creon, who he follows closely.…
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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Antigone: the character of Creon
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The tragic figure of Antigone, who gives her name to the play by Sophocles, is usually regarded as the main character at the center of the huge moral dilemmas that emerge in the play. She shares this spot, however, with the almost equally tragic figure of Creon.… Creon respects the gods, and especially the patriarchal supreme god Zeus “who watches everything”…
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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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Discuss the role played by morality or obligation in Antigone
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It is play that illustrates a conflict between two quite dissimilar assertions, namely, the assertion of the state to the individual’s submission and the assertion of the individual to abide by… Both assertions are legitimate and are present in an unavoidable tension. Another probability is to interpret the play as a mere justification of Antigone over Creon,…
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Research-Comparison: Choose two protagonists to compare: I chose Hamlet and Antigone
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Morally Bound Hamlet and Antigone both share the important distinction of being called tragic heroes. Their stories are different but they are united in the underlying principles they hold. Hamlet and Antigone are both defenders of what is right. They won’t back down from the moral conscience inside them.… Shakespeare never published his plays therefore none…
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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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Illiad, Antigone, and Bhagavad Gita
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Quotes Used and Pages or Chapters Example (2.31) Chapter 2 Line 31 Example (1.490) Chapter 1 Line 490 etc. Kindly, hope that’s clear enough for you. “And even considering your personal dharma as well, it is not right for you to hesitate. There is nothing better for a warrior than a fight based on dharma.” (Krishna, 2.31) “It is better to engage in one’s own occupation, even though one may perform it imperfectly, than to accept another’s occupation and perform it perfectly.” (Krishna, 18.47) “It is better to engage in one’s own occupation, even though one may perform it imperfectly, than to accept another’s occupation and perform it perfectly.” (Krishna, 18.47) “Renounc…
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Illiad, Antigone, and Bhagavad Gita
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Homer’s Iliad, Sophocles’ Antigone and The Bhagavad Gita constitute ancients works that reflect the cultural realities of their periods and… However, the karma may be different because the actions and reactions usually get the influence of fate and gods that may alter the results. The cultural differences between the Hindu and the Greek societies and the…
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Illiad, Antigone, and Bhagavad Gita
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Is the Classical Hero a Dharma Warrior? How does the Warrior Provide a Metaphor for every Soul’s Experience of Life? How do these Warriors Provide Help to the Modern Reader? Iliad, Antigone and Bhagavad Gita Classical literature presents many significant experiences that display wisdom and other life lessons still relevant to modern readers.… Considering his…
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Does Either Antigone or Creon Get Reality Right, and is Either a Success
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Does either Antigone or Creon Get Reality Right, and is either a Success? Sophocles’ plays Oedipus the King, Antigone and Oedipus at Colonus portray the life experiences of Oedipus, his family and close relatives as they go through different tribulations and tragedies.… Their inability to handle their argument successfully does not fit the given definition of…
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Antigone
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Creon and Antigone are the main characters in this book that seals the fate of one another. The two characters have quest for power and come head to head in the struggle of getting the power.… He is a greedy king of Thebes that wants to have much money. He disrespects women especially Antigone that he distastes very much. Creon put Antigone in the tomb to…
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