How does Antigone explain her actions to Creon?


How does Antigone explain her actions to Creon?


Antigone is a Greek tragedy by Sophocles. The play captures the actions of the title character, a young woman betrothed to King Creon's son, who defies the king in order to provide her brother with a proper burial.

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In Antigone, Antigone explains her actions to Creon by first stating that Creon's order to leave her brother unburied was not a dictate from Zeus....

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Antigone Character Traits and Analysis


Chapter 3 / Lesson 2

Women were rarely talked about as a symbol of power in ancient Greece, but Antigone changes that paradigm by standing up for what she believes. In this lesson we'll analyze her personality traits as they connect to the play 'Antigone' and Greek culture.

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