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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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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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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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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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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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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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Full name Professor Subject Date “Antigone” Through the Years Oedipus was the son of King Laius and Queen Jocasta of Thebes who was given to a servant to be killed because of a prophecy that he would kill his father. However, unable to let the child die, the servant gave the child to another servant who in turn brought him to the king and queen of Corinth who adopted him and was named Oedipus.…
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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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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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Creon and Antigone Being Stubborn In Antigone
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In “Antigone”, both Creon and Antigone are stubborn, and this can be seen as what contributes to their failure or downfall. The play is a tragedy. This is because both Creon and Antigone face misfortunes. … The play also shows how the gods mediate. Creon is punished for passing unreasonable rules. Key conflicts are also illustrated in the play. There is a…
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Creon and Antigone being stubborn in Antigone
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date:      Creon and Antigone Being Stubborn In “Antigone” In “Antigone”, both Creon and Antigone are stubborn, and this can be seen as what contributes to their failure or downfall. The play is a tragedy. This is because both Creon and Antigone face misfortunes.… It is worth mentioning that fate plays a large part in the play. The…
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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
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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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King Creon and Antigone
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Their role in the play is portrayed by the issues they have between themselves. This is evidenced from the start of the play when the two portray their different… In the play, a fight between brothers over the control of Thebes resulted to their deaths. Unfortunately, their deaths are perceived differently by Antigone and King Creon. According to King Creon,…
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Aristotle view on Antigone
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Aristotle view on Antigone According to Aristotle there are conditions that any work of literature should fulfill to be considered a tragedy. These conditions revolve around the plot, character, songs and melody, diction and the Kartharsis. Antigone fulfills most of these conditions to qualify as a tragedy using Aristotle’s criterion.… Creon utilizes the…
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Literary analysis of antigone
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Date Antigone The general idea of the tragedy “Antigone” is the prohibition of the burial of Polyneices by Creon and how Antigone defied his order. Because of Antigone’s refusal to follow Creon’s order, she is locked in prison where she committed suicide.… Another theme depicted is the two types of law and justice which are the divine laws and the laws of…
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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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Clytemnestra and Antigone
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This way, the penalty for the crime must be appropriate. Considering Clytemnestra acts in response to a capital crime, her actions are unlikely to be just.… Clytemnestra’s actions are a failure of expectations of men during her era and can be considered a model of the female gender’s condition in classical antiquity. As a result, from these men’s perspectives,…
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Antigone the Ideal Leader
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Leadership is a multifaceted endeavor that requires a whole range of qualities and values. One of the hallmarks of a true leader is one's ability to facilitate a sound and secure anchorage to timeless values and ethics, that furnish an apt sense of direction to masses amidst the troubled times.… Only a few dare to support what is right, irrespective of being…
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Antigone and Euthyphro
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The Nature of Piety in Relation to Justice: The Words of Antigone and Euthyphro The nature of piety upon the olden days was criticized by people. The understanding of society to the idea of piety has become subject to own interpretation of its consequences.… The nature of piety was altercated in ancient literature through the characters of Antigone and…
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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 and Euthyphro
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The understanding of society to the idea of piety has become subject to own interpretation of its consequences. Nevertheless, the nature of piety is oftentimes impugned due to its vagueness. The question of, which… Antigone and Euthyphro’s individual’s beliefs and perception of how rules must be taken were the forces that influenced them to choosing decisions…
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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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