Examples Of Power In Antigone

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Being a person with a high authority, has control and with that amount of power comes responsibilities a they have to deal with . Power has a negative effect on people because it can affect how they see themselves in relation to others. In the play Antigone, King Creon, someone who likes nothing more than to feel superior than others, has an argument with his son Haimon over the injustice he is giving Antigone (Haimon’s lover) for burying her dead brother Polyneices in a respected manner. “ And the city proposes to teach me how to rule?” ( Antigone 842). Because of Creon’s poor made decisions, he has lost the trust of his people which leads them to question his authority and most importantly his own son, whom because of his brazen actions

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