Creon's Ineffective Rule In Sophocles '

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Another scene in the play which demonstrates Creon’s ineffective rule is when Teiresias comes to deliver Creon’s prophecy. Teiresias first addresses Creon by informing him to listen to what the prophet has to say. Here is where it is evident that Creon is often one minded in his thinking. As soon as Creon is asked to listen he snaps back at Teiresias, “I am not aware that I have ever failed to listen.” (Sophocles 835) This clearly shows that Creon does respect others and often times does not believes others observations, by doing this Creon limits himself to only one opinion; his own. Which proves to be one of the leading causes of his ineffective habits, he does not listen to others because he believe that his thoughts and opinions are the

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