Antigone Essay | Controversial Characters In Antigone

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Controversial Characters In Antigone

Summary: This essay is an essay of Antigone, written by Sophocles, and exhibits Antigone and Creon's different beliefs, but also shows shared characteristics from the two.
The play, Antigone, written by Sophocles, is a dramatic play still performed today. It was written in 442 B.C.E. This play shows many situations of Grecian society, much like today's society. This play also exhibits many controversial beliefs between Antigone and Creon. Although Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, and Creon, King of Thebes, exhibit ultimately different views on the separation of the laws of the gods and those of the state, they both share the characteristics of social integrity, stubbornness, and loyalty to their beliefs.

Both Antigone and Creon exhibit social integrity. Antigone buries Polyneices because of love for her brother. She also does this because of the law of the gods' gives Polyneices the right of a proper burial, as well as any other man. When telling her plan to Ismene, her sister, she tells Ismene to tell everyone, not to keep it a secret...

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