Negative Effect Of Power In Antigone By Creon

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Power has a negative effect on those who are in power. It has a negative effect, because it causes unnecessary harm. For example, many leaders throughout history have used their power to demonstrate absolute control. In Antigone, Creon used his power in a negative way. He used his power to demonstrate absolute control by making a punishment unfit for the crime. His power caused harm to his family, even though he was just trying to remain in power. Creon sentenced Antigone to death, because Creon said that he was a traitor. This also shows how Creon didn’t care how much it damaged his relationship with his family, or even his son, because he wanted to show his power. So, despite the damage it would have on his stance with his family, Creon

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