Antigone Essay | To Break the Rules

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To Break the Rules

Summary: This essay is about the story of "Antigone" by Sophocles and when it is justifiable to break the rules.
The Story, Antigone, which was written by a man named Sophocles, is a classic Greek tragedy about a woman, named Antigone, who gets sentenced to death for attempting to bury her dead brother. The king of Thebes, Creon, ordered the brother of Antigone, Polyneices, to not be buried, because he had forsaken his home of Thebes, and had fought against Thebes in a battle. Instead of a burial, Polyneices would be left to rot where he fell in battle. Antigone felt the treatment of Polyneices' dead body was disrespectful towards her family's name, as well as a crime in her god's eyes. She knew she should do something, so she gave her brother a small, but respectful funeral. While she was mourning over her brother's body, guards of Creon saw her, and arrested her at once for her crime. To Antigone, her family and god's came...

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