Is Antigone a feminist hero?


Is Antigone a feminist hero?


Antigone, in Greek Mythology, is the daughter of the king of Thebes, Oedipus, and his mother, Jocasta. Her siblings include Ismene, Polynices, and Eteocles.

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In Sophocles' Antigone, Antigone could be considered a feminist hero as she fought passionately for her family's honor and for the sanctity of divine...

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Gender Roles in Antigone


Chapter 2 / Lesson 13

'Antigone' involves key themes comparing the roles of men and women in society. See how this is portrayed through Creon's view of men and women, Ismene's submission, and Antigone's own analysis of different situations.

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