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Comparing Heroes: Agamemnon and Antigone

Summary: Compares tragic heroes in the plays Agamemnon and Antigone. Also analyzes the common theme of hubris in each Greek tragedy. Contrasts the main characters in each play, Agamemnon and Antigone.
What do people with power want? Money? Respect? Fame? Complete obedience? The answer is... NO, they want more power, or hubris as Greek philosophy would refer to it. Hubris is a case of excessive pride and power which is immensely shared by all men in power such as Creon and Agamemnon who were the kings of their own time in Greek plays. Hubris in Greek religion is considered a sin, hubris is also a lethal conduct in our time, it could lead to corruption, dictatorship and the demise of millions, take Hitler for example, over 75 million were slain because of his excessive pride and courage.

In ancient Greek religion, as I previously said, hubris is considered a lethal sin which is remunerated by death because it's considered defying the gods and trying to reach their high level which a king can't reach and is forbidden...

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