Antigone Character Comparison Essay

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“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter” by Martin Luther King Jr. There are several diverse family conflicts and plot changing twists involved in this brilliantly written play. At the conclusion of reading through the text of Antigone by Sophocles, I found that I have the most in common with the main character, Antigone. Antigone is probably the strongest girl that you will ever meet. She has a strong and distinctive personality, that is not like anybody else you have ever met. She is willing to stand up for what she believes in and what is right. Even when she is standing alone. There are many things that people could relate to her with because she has such a bold and unique personality with many unfamiliar…show more content…
She never takes no for an answer. Looking back now there have been many different times and stories in my life that could relate to how Antigone behaves in different conditions. Antigone and I share many different qualities in my eyes. We are both kind, determined and always willing to help anybody that needs it. Within the play it states “I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State.” We do not just share traits on how we act but also in our physical comparisons and abilities. Antigone has the strength to do all of the hard things that life throws her way. She is young and energetic. She has the vigor needed to keep up with the world around her. She is athletic and always on the move. Seeing her character in the play shows that she is in fairly good health. Her physical capabilities are unique and unlike anyone elses.
This is yet another point of comparison between be and Antigone. I am young and full of energy. If something is going on I’ll be there, just as Antigone would. I am athletic and love to be on the move. We both have the strength and determination to get stuff done. Having the energy and motivation that I do help me to keep in good health. Having good health like Antigone help us as groups and individuals in many different parts in our lives. Good health helps us to be more motivated and help others
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