How do Creon and Antigone see themselves?


How do Creon and Antigone see themselves?

Creon and Antigone:

Creon and Antigone are the two main characters of Antigone, written by Sophocles around 440 BCE. The main conflict of the plot centers on Creon's decree that no one is to bury Polynices, Antigone's brother, while Antigone violates the law to bury him anyway.

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Creon and Antigone both see themselves as loyal and right in their actions. Creon expresses his loyalty to Thebes in his willingness to uphold the law...

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Antigone by Sophocles: Summary, Characters & Analysis


Chapter 6 / Lesson 22

What happens in Sophocles' Antigone? Find an overview of the Antigone plot, a summary analysis, and descriptions of the key characters and themes in Antigone.

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