Is "Antigone" a Greek play?


Is "Antigone" a Greek play?


Antigone is one of the most famous tragic plays in the history of Western literature. It is a sequel to Oedipus Rex. The main character is the daughter of Oedipus and his mother Jocasta.

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Yes, Antigone is a play that was written in ancient Greek by Sophocles in the 5th century BC. It was written in the Attic dialect which was the...

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Who Is the Tragic Hero in Antigone?


Chapter 3 / Lesson 7

Learn about the tragic hero in Antigone by Sophocles. Analyze the characters of Creon and Antigone, and examine how they can be considered the play's tragic heroes.

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