Antigone Essay | Antigone: Fate Vs. Free Will

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Antigone: Fate Vs. Free Will

Summary: Essay discusses the aspect of fate versus free will in the book "Antigone."
Contrary to Greek Mythology, which believes that all mankind's lives are determined by fate, the characters in Antigone illustrate how mankind's freewill is the main determinate of people's lives. There are several examples of this throughout the book. I believe that every action has a consequence, whether good or bad, everything that we do will have an outcome.

In the book Antigone, both of Antigone's brothers, Polynices and Eteocles, were killed. Though they were both involved and killed while in war, Eteocles was buried with military honors, where as Polynices died and was left in the field to be eaten by the wild animals. This idea was startling to Antigone and this went against her personal believes of a sister's responsibility to her deceased brother. She decided that whether it was allowed by the king or not that she would burry him in an appropriate...

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