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Essay | Antigone: To Break or Not to Break?

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Antigone.
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Antigone: To Break or Not to Break?

Summary: In the play Antigone several dilemmas arise that question when it's all right to break the rules. In the play there are certain values that some people place above man made laws. The highest held values in ancient Greek society were obligations to family and the play's position on breaking rules is that it's all right only if it stands in the way of a family obligation.
In the play Antigone several dilemmas arise that question when it's all right to break the rules. In the play there are certain values that some people place above man made laws. The highest held values in ancient Greek society were obligations to family The play's position on breaking rules is that it's all right only if it stands in the way of a family obligation.

In ancient Greek society family was considered very important along with the honor, and respect felt toward a family. This was such a strong value in ancient Greece that man made laws and family obligations often conflicted. Creon displays his feelings toward family obligations when he says, "Show me the man who keeps his family in hand, He's fit for public authority." (Scene 3 Lines 32-33) This shows his dedication to family affairs, because it means that he...

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