Antigone Essay | Creon's Responsibility in "Antigone"

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Creon's Responsibility in "Antigone"

Summary: In "Antigone" by Sophocles, Creon is responsible for the death of his relatives, despite his claims that his actions were for the good of all society. He was wrong for not accepting reponsibility for their deaths.
People do not accept responsibility for their irresponsible act. Some people try to blame others for their acts. For example in the play Antigone by Sophocles, some characters try to justify their actions by saying that it was for the good of society. The cruel king of Thebes, Creon, has all the responsibility for the deaths of this niece, Antigone, and his son, Haimon.

Antigone, Oedipus daughter, was cruelly killed by Creon. In a rage Creon was sentencing Antigone to death, "I will carry her far away out there in the wilderness, and lock her living in a vault of stone..." (Scene 3, L 152-154). Creon wanted to keep her alive, but suffering in a cave where nobody could visit her. Creon just wanted to torment Antigone for something he knows was right to do. Creon orders the guards to, "Take her go! You know your orders...

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