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Antigone as a Tragic Heroine

Summary: One answer to the question: Why is Antigone is tragic heroine?
Many ancient myths often tell of courageous heroes or heroines that brave a feat no one else would dare. Yet, in most of these tales, this character suffers as a result of a flaw of character. In literature this type of character is called a tragic hero. In Antigone the tragic hero is Antigone herself.

Throughout the play, Antigone is realistic and relatable to reality; she is like what Aristotle believes as an "imitation" of life, a trait of a tragic hero. Secondly, Antigone is in the constant search for goodness and truth, which is her action to bury Polyneices and right the wrong in the name of God's law. Since, all of her actions are contained within the boundaries of her realm, none of the factors which are instrumental to the plot come from an exterior source. This type of plot can be described...

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