Antigone Essay | Antigone Is a Patriot

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Antigone Is a Patriot

Summary: Antigone, by Sophocles. Essay proving that Antigone did not commit a crime, she was a patriot and should be honored. It is written in speech form.

Fellow counsel members, hear me when I tell you that former citizen of Thebes, Antigone should be remembered not as a terrorist but as a patriot.

Antigone has committed a victimless crime. No one was harmed by her actions. The only person she "terrorized" was our king, Creon. But, she did not harm him in any physical way, nor did she harm him in a verbal way. The only way she did hurt him was by disrespecting his wishes by illegally burying her brother. Which, if anything hurt him only by putting him in the awkward position of whether or not he should kill Antigone because of the ties he has to her. Antigone was recently engaged to Creon's only son, Haimon. Also, Antigone's mother, Jocasta was Creon's sister. But if Antigone had been anyone else, she most likely would have been killed on the spot...

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