Chorus Creon Analysis

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The importance of the Chorus can again be highlighted in another instance when, as supporters of their new king Creon, they remain by his side throughout the play, supporting his decisions and offering their opinions here and there. We can see this support they provide when Creon tells Haemon to stand by his “father’s ideas in all things”- “So is it right…. quarrel” . They are also seen supporting Creon in the same speech when he condemns the violators of the law and warns Haemon not to “yield to women”. “The mighty words of the proud are paid with mighty blows of fate, and at long last those blows will teach us wisdom”. This is a line explaining the quote “Happy the man whose… Answer to the roar” . This line mentioned by the Chorus specifically

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