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Essay | Standing True through It All

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Standing True through It All

Summary: Prior to the opening of the play Antigone by Sophocles, Polynices has attacked the city of Thebes, in what is called the Seven Against Thebes. Polynices is the oldest son of Oedipus who should have rightfully taken over the throne yet his younger brother, Eteocles, seized it. While in battle, the two brothers meet at one gate and end up killing each other in one on one combat, which sets the stage for the events that take place in Sophocles's play, Antigone.
Prior to the opening of the play Antigone by Sophocles, Polynices has attacked the city of Thebes, in what is called the Seven Against Thebes. Polynices is the oldest son of Oedipus who should have rightfully taken over the throne yet his younger brother, Eteocles, seized it. While in battle, the two brothers meet at one gate and end up killing each other in one on one combat, which sets the stage for the events that take place in Sophocles's play, Antigone.

Antigone has returned to Thebes a grown woman following the death of her father, Oedipus. When she was a little girl Antigone, selflessly, became the eyes of her doomed father. Already holding a strong, unbendable bond of loyalty to family, she arrives back in Thebes to find her family being disgraced. Creon has decreed that Eteocles will be treated as a patriot and...

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