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Affects of Gender in "Antigone"

Summary: This essay is about examining how gender affects Ismene, Antigone, and Creon. Also how it heightens the conflict between Creon and Antigone.
In Sophocles's play "Antigone,"Antigone, is not affected by her gender at all. Antigone continues doing what she believes is right and does not let negative comments affect her. She perseveres with the idea that she is right and will not be taken down by a man. Creon shows just how fearless she is by saying, .".. only she has contempt for my law and broken it. Do you want me to show myself weak before the people"" to Choragus. This quote, said by Creon is saying that Antigone was the only person who has hatred for his law and was determined to break this law. (This shows exactly how much Antigone does not care at all for the gender differences. She is willing to stand up to a man, the king, even though she could be exiled for that.) The quote is also saying that...

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