Are The Brothers Corrupt In Antigone

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In the play Antigone, Eteocles and Polyneices are The brothers of Antigone. The brothers killed eachother in battle fighting over the throne of Thebes which caused calamity. The brothers defiled their reputation fighting over power. Antigone's uncle, Creon, the new king, gave Eteocles a proper burial but refused to give Polyneices a proper burial because he believed he was a traitor. Antigone transgresses king Creon's law and berries Polyneices. She felt piety towards her brother and believed he deserved a proper burial. Ismene, Antigones sister refused to help her her. Antigone went to Polyneices dead body alone and covered him with dirt. The guards vigilantly watched for the person that had disobeyed the kings orders and berried Polynices.

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