Creon Character Analysis

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This quote defines what a tragic hero genuinely is. They are prominent for being fair, but they are brought down by their own imperfections. According to the greek, Tragedy always seems to deal with love, loss, pride and the abuse of potency. The Greek believe that the main protagonist of a tragedy commits some terrible crime without realizing how preposterous and arrogant he has been. Then later as time goes by he gradually realizes his mistakes and finds the world around him crumble. Tragedy depicts the downfall of a good person through some fatal error or misjudgment, leading to his suffering on the component of the protagonist and arousing pity and fear on the component of the audience. Therefore all tragic heroes make mistakes and so does Creon, Although Antigone is believed to…show more content…
This was the time when Hamon ‘spat’ on creon 's face to show him it was his mistake. Eurydice, Creon’s wife, heard how it was Creon’s fault that their son is dead, she killed herself. (She cut her throat Pg-59). Now Creon is all solitary.(“You are all alone now, Creon” verbalizes the chorus Pg 60) This quote shows what customarily happens to a tragic hero, happens to creon as well, he get into a kind of isolation as the Queen(Eurydice), Prince(Hamon) and his princess(Antigone) are all dead. The quote are taken from the end of the book as it shows how creon has followed the greek definition of tragic hero. He has faced pride, love and loss due to his abuse of potency. He ended up like this because of his stubborn attitude. This shows that he did not realise his mistake in the beginning and when he lost everything he realises and regrets it. He was too stubborn to bury Polynices, and it caused this chain of events, and this chain of events prove he is the real tragic
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