On the side of Antigone, she is very dedicated to family and it is her greatest priority. She takes it so important for her slain brother to get a decent burial that it brings her to face the wrath of Creon and she eventually dies for it. In the world today, such care that Antigone portrays for the family is almost
But her excessive pride and stubbornness has brought her downfall. I believe that her mistake was not to insist on burying Polynices, I think it was to argue with Creon. She has this extreme pride for burying his brother and will make sure that Creon knows this in their argument, after that Creon imprisoned her in the tombs. And this was her downfall.
There can be many answers to that question, depending on the circumstances. For instance in the Greek tragedy “antigone”, the main character Antigone states that “ It was a brother, not a slave, who died” causing her to go against the King and burying her brother Polyneices (Sophocles, 1.1.517). Antigone knew that if she went against King Creon she would be risking a lot, however she knew what she had to do for her brother and her family. Antigone’s actions cause her to suffer a great deal and “It seems determined that the girl must die” (Sophocles 1.1.576). This Greek tragedy proves that people are willing to do anything for an individual that is significant in that person’s life.
This resistance was mainly due to Okeke 's belief that the traditional marriage is not obsolete. After Okeke finds out she is also from another tribe, he continues to disapprove of Nnaemeka 's decision. " When [Okeke] sent for Nnaemeka a day later he applied all possible ways of dissuasion." Okeke resisted against Nnaemeka 's decision quite strongly and tried his best to change his mind.
Antigone wants her brother to receive proper burial rites in the play “Antigone”, written by Sophocles. In the lead up to the play, two brothers fight till death in order to receive the beloved power over Thebes. In the dual between the two brothers, Polyneices met fatality while bringing mischief upon the city of Thebes. Consequently, the King, Creon, declared that Polyneices’s proper burial rites should be revoked. Antigone was driven by tradition and her family values to bury her deceased brother; thus forthe, she was readily willing to suffer her punishment.
Baba brought the kite to Hassan to make up the guilt for not being able to acknowledge to truth. Baba’s hesitation, which causes by sin leads Amir to feel that he never knows Baba completely, alienating Amir from Baba while Amir is growing up. Baba locks this secret because of his love to Amir that he doesn’t want to impair Amir’s heart. Hence he acts cruel, marble, and unreasonable to not making Amir doubts him. In Baba’s angle, all the things that he does is based on the love to Amir, the guilt to Hassan and the tension of not to being doubt by Amir.
The reason why it can be argued, is because throughout the play she shows how she is loyal to her family and she will not stop being loyal and also how she kills herself instead of suffering. Throughout the play, Antigone shows her loyalty for her family, one of the ways she does this is by burying her brother knowing it would result in consequences because it was against the law. “ But I will bury him; and if I must die, I say that this crime is holy: I shall lie down with him in death, and I shall be as dear to him as he to me”(1023). Antigone is explaining
He seems to have his mind made up and determined to kill her, however, he still cannot say out loud. “It is the cause, it is the cause, my soul,-- / let me not name it to you, you chaste stars!-- / it is the cause” (5, 2, 1-3). By repeating the words “it is the cause” Othello seems to be convincing himself that killing Desdemona is the right thing to do, he is unable to say that he is going to kill her out loud because he still really cares about her and loves her, however, he feels the need to kill her because his jealousy for her fake affair has overpowered those feelings. As he approaches his wife, he puts out the candle he is holding and gets ready to kill her. “Put out the light, and then put out the light” (5, 2, 7).
In this context it is believable that Sarty wants to do the right things from now on,"If I had said they wanted only truth, justice, he would have hit me again. " But now he said nothing. He was not crying.
Revenge can cause more damage than the original injury. Even in old Greek days people used revenge to hurt one another. In the ancient Greek tragedy Medea, a young woman named Medea gave up her family, home and country to be with a man named Jason. As they moved on in life, Jason then decided that he would leave her and his children for the princess, a royal bed. This caused Medea to be vengeful and go out on a rampage.
Out, you baggage! You tallow face.” So she was going to have to leave if she did not get marry to pairs which was what her parents wanted her to do. To sum everything up the people I believe are responsible for Romeo and Juliet death are lady Capulet and Capulet and Friar Laurence. They all played a big role.
Throughout Sophocles’ tragic play, Antigone, main characters King Kreon and Antigone dramatically argue without compromise over the burial of recently deceased brother of Antigone, Polyneices. Antigone, while attempting to mourn for her family, symbolically buries Polyneices, going against the King’s decree (93-100). Out of anger, and an effort to establish his power, Kreon sentences her to an undeserving death just because she decided to respect her kin (441-496). In this case, I sympathize with Antigone more than Kreon because she peacefully acts on her beliefs knowing the consequences at stake. It takes a lot to stand up for what you believe in, especially knowing that the outcome will not bode well for you.
Alai also demonstrates, through his refusal, that he doesn’t possess the same compliance with inflicting pain on others despite being Bernard’s best friend. This exhibits the grandness of their humanity for they both sacrifice their own selves to prevent the boy they just met from getting hurt. “ He hadn’t meant to kill the Giant. This was supposed to be a game. Not a choice between his own grisly death and an even worse murder.
When people defend what they believe in or who they love that is sacrifice. In order to be certain that her two brothers she loved had a proper burial and that their souls could rest, Antigone sacrificed her life. Regardless of the potential outcome; even if that means that she was going to have to challenge her uncle (King Creon), she plans on pursuing her quest. Polynices and Eteocles killed each other in battle for control over Thebes, leaving the city to the new King, Creon Jocasta’s brother and Antigone’s uncle. Because of the actions that Polynices took during the war, Creon labels him a traitor and halts any burial process, leaving his body for the animals (222-234).
“A city which belongs to just one man is no true city.” (lines 838-39) Throughout the play, Antigone, written by Sophocles, the character Haemon constantly tries to persuade his father, Creon, to listen to the people of his city and to become a more humble leader. Haemon’s words, actions, and ideas contrast with Creon’s character. Which results in the two characters having continual conflicting motivations.