Antigone Essay | Moral Vs. Man-made Law

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Moral Vs. Man-made Law

Summary: In Sophocles tragedy, Antigone, the theme of moral vs. man-made law seems to control the whole play. The play depicts a state that is contrasted between divine law and human law.
Moral vs. Man-Made Law

In Sophocles tragedy, Antigone, the theme of moral vs. man-made law seems to control the whole play. The play depicts a state that is contrasted between divine law and human law. Two rivaling sisters, Antigone and Ismene, are different from each other in all aspects. From the exterior point, to what they believe in. While both sisters have lost a brother, Polynices, they don't agree with the other one's choice. Ismene doesn't mind the edict of Creon, the King of Thebes, to not give a proper burial to her brother. Antigone is outraged and gives a proper burial because it's the moral and right thing to do. Antigone believes in her moral responsibility to the gods over her obligation to the nation and is willing to suffer the consequence in order to do what is morally right.

Ismene is portrayed as the...

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