Role Of Civil Disobedience In Antigone

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The choices we make sometimes can end up as an act of civil disobedience. In Sophocles disturbing drama. Antigone, she defies creon’s order and buries her brother, claiming that she honors the first law of the gods. As the defiant Antigone comes to realise that she is going to die she becomes heavy-hearted in results to hanging herself.
At the beginning of the play, Antigone is disobedient and defies creon’s order and buries her brother. Antigone says, “Help me lift the body up.” (p2) This proves that Antigone is disobedient because she was told not to bury her brother and she did it anyways. Antigone says “My own brother And yours I will! If you will not, I will; I shall not prove disloyal.” (p2) This confirms that Antigone went behind creon’s
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