Antigone Vs Creon

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Boom! It shocked her, her own brother has died why “why would this happen to me, she repeated to herself.Antigone begins with the two sons of Oedipus, Eteocles and Polyneices, who are fighting for the kingship of Thebes. Both men die in the battle. Their successor, Creon, decides that King Eteocles will be buried, but Polyneices, because he was leading a foreign army, will be left on the field of battle.Antigone and creon both have feeling and the way they showed them was bad.One of the character traits that creon had was he was a unruly ruler and antigone hated him.fine to die while doing that. I’ll lie there with him, with a man I love, pure and innocent, for all my crime. My honours for the dead must last much longer than for those up here.”Antigone …show more content…

But of who you are, you can’t perceive all the things men say or do or their complaints.”Even the people have discussed how Creon may be wrong and that Antigone should be rewarded for her courageous act to bury her brother who was left by creon for the dogs.Haemon believes that his father Creon should give Antigone the right to be free.“They say of all the women here she least deserves the worst of deaths for her most glorious act. When in the slaughter of her own brother died, she did not just leave him unburied, to be ripped apart by carrion dogs or birds. Surely she deserves some golden honour?” Haemon believes that his father Creon should give Antigone the right to be free.Even the people have discussed how Creon may be wrong and that Antigone should be rewarded for her courageous act to bury her brother who was left by creon for the dogs.Creon towards the end from the Chorus and Haemon convincing him to have a change of heart had a small success other than the fact that if Creon did let her live others would believe they could commit crimes as well and get away with it.Creon knows what the right thing to do is now that he has learned from multiple people that Antigone had the right to do what she did.Creon believes that he can’t change because he needs to be a leader.Creon was thought to be this new great king but in his begging he made an unwanted action that put hatred towards him from the people.All people in the world have options to do what is right and wrong and we have those around us to help us make those correct

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