What is Antigone's goal?


What is Antigone's goal?

Antigone Wants Justice:

Sometimes the most difficult thing is to stand up for what you believe and act accordingly. Antigone, the main character in Sophocles' play Antigone, does just that. However, this act defies the edict of King Creon. Is she right in doing so?

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In Sophocles' play, Antigone's goal is to give her brother a proper burial.

Antigone's brother, Polyneices, lies dead in a field. King Creon has...

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Conflict Between Antigone & Creon in Sophocles' Antigone


Chapter 3 / Lesson 6

Read about the events that occur between Creon and Antigone in the play Antigone. Learn about Antigone's ethical dilemma and various aspects of a Greek tragedy.

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