Antigone Character Descriptions

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Antigone

This character is a strong-willed young woman who decides to bury her brother against the edict of her uncle, the new king.

Chorus

This character is another convention of Greek drama. They comment on the actions of the characters in the play and underline moral points.

Chorus Leader

See Koryphaios

Creon

This character was proclaimed regent (or ruler) after another's tragic fall from power. He has raised his sister's children as his own following her descent into madness.

Eurydice

This character appears late in the play, when she senses something is wrong with her family, and is then informed of the deaths of others by a messenger.

Haemon

This character is engaged to be married. He tries desperately to persuade his father to see reason by allowing the burial and the release of his beloved.

Ismene

This character loves her sister and brothers, but she refuses to...

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