Differences Between Antigone And Creon

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The tremendous differences between the characters Antigone and Creon contributed to the development of Creon as a tragic hero. Two areas of conflict revolve around their differing opinions on men and woman, and God and man. Their opposing views shaped Creon into a tragic hero. Creon and Antigone held differing beliefs concerning the rights of women. Antigone believed that women were equal or superior to men, while Creon believed women were inferior to men. Creon’s tragic flaw was revealed when Antigone disregarded his law and buried her brother. He was infuriated to discover that he had been defied by a woman. Creon’s tragic flaw was his pride and how he believed he was superior to everyone around him. He demonstrated this again when he
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