Similarities Between Antigone And Her Father Oedipus

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Antigone and her father Oedipus are very alike and different in a few ways. The things that occur to them both lead up to their deaths. For instance, Antigone defies the leader Creon which results in her death. Also, Oedipus and his wife Jocasta ignore the gods which causes Oedipus’s long life of suffering.
Oedipus and Antigone both ignore high powered people. When Jocasta wanted a child the oracle told her that her son will marry his mother and kill his father. She ignore the gods and had a child. Afterwards, she changed her mind and left her son Oedipus on a mountain. When Oedipus got older he went to an oracle who tells him the same thing he said to Jocasta so he runs away. Later, he realizes he is married to his mom and stabs out his eyes.

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