Antigone Essay | Antigone - Sophocles

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Antigone.
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Antigone - Sophocles

Summary: this book review contains the setting and characterization of one of the trilogy of sophocles which is Antigone.
SETTING

This tragedy of Sophocles, Antigone is set under the roof of the House of Labdacus where the curse of the gods brought about the fall of its legend, Oedipus and his wife and mother, Jocasta as well as the death of his two sons, Eteocles and Polynices. In addition to that, Antigone also dies after disobeying the rules of King Creon, the new king of Thebes.

Most of the scenes took place in the royal palace at Thebes, a powerful city-state north of Athens. Thus there are scenes that are set in different locations but still within the vicinity of Thebes like when Antigone buried her brother, it was on the ground, on a desert and another is in her bridal chamber, a cave where she has been brought to be kept away from people for she has defied Creon.

It is better that the tragedy...

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