Why Is Greek Tragedies Important

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We can find importance in Greek tragedies by comparing it to tragedies today and realizing on just how lucky we are to be alive in this time period. Although the outcomes are the same when people experience tragedies, people can experience more pain than others. For example, In today 's time when people lose a loved one depended on the relationship, they will take part in making a decision on whether they want to cremate them or bury them. Unlike the Greek time period where the faith of someone burial lied in the king 's hands. To not take place in your loved one 's burial would cause them even more pain . The pain Antigone was feeling knowing she couldn’t bury her brother was so deep it made her overlook her king and bury him herself not
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