Antigone Essay | Tragic Characters: Creon and Brutus

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Tragic Characters: Creon and Brutus

Summary: What similarities do Brutus (character from Julius Caeser by William Shakespeare) and Creon (character from Antigone by Sophocles) have?
Tragic Characters: Creon and Brutus

The two plays, "Antigone" and "Julius Caesar" both contained two very similar characters. In Antigone the nobleman, Creon, claimed the thrown after his nephews, heirs to Thebes killed each other in battle. Assuming that the populous was going to find him inadequate he laid a strict rule in order to keep the people under his control. Creon wanted Thebes to prosper and grow and was willing to do anything to achieve this. Through a chain of events Creon killed his entire family.

Brutus, a senator in William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, claims the life of Julius Caesar in order to preserve Rome, his country and home. He puts aside his love for his comrade; Caesar to do what he felt was best. Both of these characters, Creon and Brutus, clearly felt compelled to do what each felt was preeminent for...

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