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Antigone Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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What purpose does the Chorus serve? Is it a genuine character or more of a narrator? Do you think that his role is necessary or extraneous? Why?

Antigone appears to be a righteous character, giving up love and life to do what is right. Her entire life seems to revolve around other people. Even thought Polynices is her brother too, Ismene seems more interested in fun and living life for herself. Compare/contrast Antigone and Ismene in appearance, personality, and driving forces.

Describe Creon's rise to King of Thebes. What was his previous governmental role? Why do you think he was chosen as ruler? Since his bloodline isn't the same as Oedipus's, what must he do to prove that he is worthy of the throne? Did his diverse treatment of Eteocles's and Polynices's bodies have anything to do with feeling that he must prove his strength and worthiness...

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