Antigone Essay | Antigone: A Strong Woman

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Antigone: A Strong Woman

Summary: Essay discusses how the character of Antigone in the novel "Antigone" by Sophocles is portrayed as a strong woman.
Follow your heart and do what you think is right, or obey the rules and regulations of your country; what would you do? This is the question Antigone was forced to ask herself when her father in-law/uncle Creon decreed that Polyneices, Antigone's brother, was not to be buried. Antigone makes a stand and buries Polyneices, which infuriates the already sexist Creon. The author Sophocles uses this behavior of Creon to inflame the drama and magnify this discriminative behavior in humans.

Antigone is kept from doing the god's bidding because Creon believes she is inferior. Through out the book there are many examples of how Creon proves that he believes women are inferior. For example when Creeon says "Speak girl with head bent low and down cast eyes." Creon has convinced himself that women are so inferior that he lets him and everyone he loves get...

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