What happened when Creon confronted Antigone?


What happened when Creon confronted Antigone?


In the play Antigone, Creon is the King of Thebes. He made a decree that Polynices, the brother of Antigone, should not be buried. Polynices and Eteocles, both brothers of Antigone, battled to the death over the throne of Thebes.

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When Creon confronted Antigone because she had buried Polynices, Antigone was defiant. She was not sorry she had disobeyed Creon and she stated that...

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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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