Did Antigone love Haemon?


Did Antigone love Haemon?


In the play Antigone by Sophocles, Antigone is the main character. Haemon is the son of Creon, the new King of Thebes, and is engaged to Antigone. The arrest of Antigone by Creon forces Haemon to choose between his father and his future bride.

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Although Antigone and Haemon were engaged to be married, there is no way to tell if Antigone loved Haemon. Throughout the play, Antigone never...

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Chapter 3 / Lesson 9

Learn about the characters Haemon and Antigone from the play Antigone by Sophocles. Read about Haemon's character traits, along with Antigone's, and Antigone's role.

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