Samples "Antigone"


Antigone Reflection

Ismene: “But think of the danger! Think what Creon will do!” Antigone: “Creon is not enough to stand in my way.” These few lines express the nature of my thoughts and core being – who I am. There is little that can stop me if I am up to a...

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Greeks and Romans

The social design of a community speaks to its fundamental beliefs and the truths that it holds. Accordingly, when asking what kind of community we wish to create, we must consider the basic philosophical concepts that inform human existence: how will we interpret justice? How will we structure our social...

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Sophocles Antigone Summary

Antigone’s demonstration of pride and loyalty alludes to ideas set in motion previously by Aristotle. Antigone written by Sophocles, shows the character Antigone as beginning the play with pride and loyalty, and the play is set around how having those attributes can make life challenging. In this play, Antigone is...

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Antigone: Good vs. Evil

When people discuss ideas of good and evil, they are often discussing the difference between divine law and civil law and how it addresses human rights. This has been the case possibly for as long as stories have been told. We can see this is true in some of the...

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Antigone by Anouilh

Antigone by Anouilh is a modern perspective on Antigone by Sophocles. The play is written in the backdrop of occupied France during the Second World War. Anouilh, the author, rewrites the play by Sophocles giving it a modern twist and relevance based on the current state of events. The play...

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Antigone from the Guard’s Perspective

I have been faithful to Creon for years, but his hubris has grown significantly. Power has made him prideful, and he no longer follows the path that would best service the people. Now he offends the gods. Creon made an unfair proclamation that Polyneices should not be buried, as a...

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Antigone Adaptations

This paper aims to review and analyze three modern adaptations of the famous classical play Antigone. Written by Sophocles, this exemplary piece of Greek drama inspired many literature creators to come up with their own interpretations of the dramatic events. The first interpretation of the classical narrative is The Burial...

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Sophocles’ Antigone Essay

The play Antigone by Sophocles revolves around a central ethical dispute between the protagonist Antigone and the antagonist King Creon. Polynices, Antigone’s brother, has been evolved in a dispute over the kingdom of Thebes, and he dies when attempting to seize power through military action. King Creon, during these turmoils,...

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Malala a Modern Day Antigone

In the play Antigone the title is also our main character, and she is a force in her period for a young woman. In an era where women are not viewed as being important for anything other than producing male heirs, Antigone is a woman who is going to stand...

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