Antigone Topics for Discussion

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Topic 1

Which side of the play’s central debate (loyalty to the law versus loyalty to the heart) do you side with? Who do you agree with more, Creon or Antigone? Explain your answer.

Topic 2

In what ways are the play’s central thematic considerations relevant to contemporary society? In what ways, for example, is contemporary governmental authority viewed and enacted in the same autocratic way as Creon views and enacts it? In what ways is such authority challenged and/or questioned in contemporary circumstances in the same determined way as Antigone challenges and questions it? Who are the modern Creons? Who are the modern Antigones?

Topic 3

Do you side with Antigone or with Creon when it comes to the question of how, or even whether, love should affect and/or define relationship with the law? Is Antigone right in suggesting that love should be the primary...

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