Similarities Between Hamlet And Creon In Antigone

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Hamlet’s actions with respect to Claudius with Creon’s action with respect to Polynieces have some similarities, and also have differences. The most important character in Antigone by Sophocles is Creon, who is the antagonist in the play. The most important character in Hamlet by William Shakespeare is Prince Hamlet, who is the protagonist in the play. Creon’s selfishness and cruelness leads to multiple deaths, and Prince Hamlet’s patience to get revenge led to multiple deaths in the Hamlet play.
In the play Antigone, Creon became the ruler of Thebes after both of his nephews (Oedipus’s sons) were killed in a fight over who would become the ruler and take the throne. Creon gave the nephew who was attacked a proper burial, while Polynieces’s

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