What does Haemon ask Creon to do in Antigone?


What does Haemon ask Creon to do in Antigone?


In the tragedy Antigone by Sophocles, the king Creon sentences Antigone to death for defying his order not to bury her brother, despite Antigone's betrothal to Creon's son Haemon.

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In Antigone, Haemon asks Creon to reconsider his decree and free Antigone. Haemon says that reason is a gift from the gods and asks his father to...

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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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