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Antigone And Feminism: How Has Antigone Empowered Women
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To understand women empowerment over time and its implications on the modern woman, the paper "Antigone And Feminism: How Has Antigone Empowered Women?" looks into the play written by Sophocles about Antigone, an admirable rebellious woman who stood for democracy and justice for her family.… This play commences with Antigone and Ismene, Oedipus’s daughters…
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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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Sopholces plays often seem to support the idea of democracy. What specific statements and events in Antigone make this true If you disagree then show how antigone is actually undemocratic
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It is surprisingly that the practice of democracy is such a problematic concept. Democracy in Antigone was extended not to ‘all people’ but to ‘people excluding women’. Those who experienced democracy were… All democratic acts are regarded as tyranny against the state and thus, punishable. The first instance is made in reference to the burial of the two…
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ANTIGONE
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Facing the King Creon, she continued to be defiant, reasoning with the kind and questioning the morality of the king’s edicts, and this stubbornness is a… Through Tiresias we also find that the Ancient Greeks had a superstition against burying people alive. The Ancient Greeks also viewed going against the gods as having fatal consequences for the person and…
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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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Athens and Women's Roles
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Athens and Women's Roles Name Instructor Class August 14, 2011 Women’s roles in “Agamemnon,” “Antigone,” and “Medea” Women serve various roles in “Agamemnon,” “Antigone,” and “Medea.” In “Agamemnon” and “Antigone,” women preserve the pride and honor of the family, although “Medea” shows a barbaric way of preserving family bonds; women express themselves as equals of men, which is present in all three plays; and finally, women also act as vanguards of godly orders and decrees, particularly in “Antigone.” Women preserve the pride and honor of the family, especially in times of troubles.…
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, 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: 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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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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Analysis on Antigone
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Running Head: ANTIGONE 1 Antigone in the Japanese Yakuza Organized Crime Setting Name Class Date Antigone in the Japanese Yakuza Organized Crime Setting Summary For a modern audience the setting of the play Antigone could be done in the world of organized crime.… The issue of burial would change from Polynieces being left out for the carrion, which would be…
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Comparing the Depiction of Gender roles in Two Unlikely Literatures. Sophocle and David Ives
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Gender role, especially the stature of females in the society and in the eyes of males has been a common topic of literary works in every era and generation till date. Be it an ancient Theban tragedy or a tale of modern era nuclear family, depiction and rejection of the stereotypical images of males and females has been a dominant theme in most literary works. …
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Analysis on Antigone
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Antigone, Ismene, Polynieces and Eteocles would all be the children of a dead boss, a gangland war breaking out between Polynieces and Eteocles ending in both of their deaths.… An interesting twist might be to make the organized crime family Japanese, a story based upon the Yakuza rather than the more commonly known organized crime structure of the Italian…
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Jesus, Antigone and Augustine
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Jesus, Antigone and Augustine Your Name Student Number Course Number Due Date Jesus, Antigone and Augustine History is replete with and accounts of tyrants and people who sought to exploit the masses of a nation. Present in equal if not more numbers are the people who sought to revolt against the authority of such people.… This paper shall seek to look at 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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