Why does Creon try to save Antigone?
Creon is the uncle and half-brother of Antigone, Ismene, Eteocles and Polyneices. He has already lost his half-brother and brother-in-law Oedipus, as well as his sister Jocasta. In the play Antigone, his wife is Eurydice and his son is Haemon.
Answer and Explanation:
Creon tries to save Antigone because of a warning from the blind prophet Teiresias. As the argument at the beginning of the play says, "Warned by...
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fromChapter 3 / Lesson 4
Explore King Creon from Antigone by Sophocles. Analyze Creon’s character traits and actions throughout the story. Examine quotes by Creon in Antigone.