Examples Of Loyalty In Antigone

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In Sophocles’s tragedy “Antigone”, loyalty is a big part of the story. Creon voiced loyalty to his people by keeping his word on the his laws. Antigone expresses loyalty to the family by giving her brother, Polyneices, a proper burial. She also would rather die than leave her brother unburied. She is able to truly defend her ethics to the King, Creon. Antigone made her viewpoint clear that no matter which side her brothers were on, they were family and worthy of honor. Antigone is more loyal. Antigone is being very loyal to her family by giving their brother a proper burial. It states in the story “Creon buried our brother Eteocles with military honors...but Polyneices...fought as bravely and died as miserably” (Sophocles 666). She made her

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