Power In Sophocles Antigone

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Oscar and Wilde have plays that take place in which men are the ones with the power however, they both show that women can be strong to even if it means taking that power away from the men. Antigone risks her life; exploiting courage and bravery in burying her brother. Her actions are what separate herself from women like Ismene, which defines her as a person standing up against a man for what she believes in and not just a woman. Both Gwendolyn and Cecily share similarities where they find themselves attached to their fiancés; desiring for both love and passion while unaware to the consequences. Women have more power than they think and it only depends on whether or not they have the will to take that power from their male

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