Antigone Essay | Creon in "Antigone"

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Creon in "Antigone"

Summary: Despite the beliefs of some to the contrary, Creon in the story "Antigone" is a villian. Creon killed Antigone, in effect; he influenced his son's Haeman's suicide; and he would not allow Antigone to bury her own brother.
Creon- The Villain That He Is

Is Creon the villain of Antigone? Some say that he is, but some also believe he is not. Creon is a villain because he killed Antigone, and influenced his son's death; he wouldn't even let Antigone burry her own brother.

One very important reason why Creon is a villain is because he practically killed Antigone. He put her in a cave and was not planning on taking her out. Technically, this would be starving her, which is a form of killing. When he went back to check on her, she had already hung herself. This would be considered greatly influencing Antigone's death. He killed an innocent girl trying to do the right thing. "Creon: ...This girl's proud spirit was first in evidence when she broke the law; and now, to add insult to her injury, she gloats over her dead. But...

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