Role Of Motivations In Antigone

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In the play Antigone the two main characters with conflicting motivations are Creon the king of thebes and Antigone the daughter of Oedipus. There conflicting motivations are, that Antigone wants to give a proper barely to her brother and Creon does not want Antigone's brother barely. “I admit I did it. I won't deny that.” (271) Antigone is admitting in front of Creon that she was the one that buried her brother even after she know she was breaking the law “I'd heard of it . How could I not? Its was public knowledge.” (271) She tells Creon that she know she was breaking the law but she still did it. Creon motivations are not to bury Antigone's brother because the shame he brought on the family for fighting for the other side. “ You had a brother

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