Traitor In Antigone

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Over the years, people have struggled because of different ideals, however when it comes to a rebellion against a common adversary they must have something in common. Following that, all the Greek tragedy plays are related to the statement each one in its different way. For instance, in “Antigone” written by Sophocles Antigone say: “And now you can prove what you are: A true sister, or a traitor to your family”. To put another way, Antigone is asking Ismene to join her cause of rescuing their brother’s body to an honor him and go against a common enemy whit is the government. Subsequently, it can be perceive how the protagonist mind is pointing directly to challenge the government. Antigone who is the daughter of a very respected ex-king confronts…show more content…
Even though, one of the biggest changes is that the tyrant Creón now is a dictator even more perverse and cruel than in “Antigone”. Moreover, in the act of love and loyalty to her friends Antígona is considers a traitor to the city and the punishment for this is death unless she confesses to her crimes. Previously, Antígona challenges the government and Creón himself when she buries the two brothers Tavares in their own land. They were supposed to be exposed to the public eye as a warning for everyone who dare to defy Creón’s dictatorship. One of the best traits of Antígona is her stubbornness and strength of her heart to not let anyone manipulate her in her way to the true goal which is to see justice. The best offers and many important people came to her and talk to her trying to remember her how is life in “freedom” but none of them were good enough to change her mind. In the end, there is shown how the government uses everything in their power to overwhelm the people. To conclude, Creón changed the story of a brave hero and turned her into a criminal of the state. In comparison this play to “Antigone” Creón resulted victorious unlike in
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