Similarities Between Antigone And Creon

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Creon vs. Antigone The tragic hero from “Antigone,” written by Sophocles is Creon. A tragic hero is a character that has a downfall caused by his/her tragic flaw. The tragic flaw is usually having an excessive amount of pride, or being arrogant. With that being said Creon is the tragic hero. Firstly, Creon believes men are above women. Creon would never let a woman be in control. As he said, “No woman, while I live, shall order me.” (Sophocles page 29) shows that Creon believes that no women in general has greater power than himself. While talking to Antigone in this scene, Creon would not listen to Antigone. In Creon’s eyes Antigone is in the wrong. Even if Antigone has a good reason to defend what has happened Creon would not change his

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