How does Antigone suggest that Creon is a tyrant?


How does Antigone suggest that Creon is a tyrant?


Sophocles was an ancient Greek citizen of Athens and the foremost tragedian of the fifth century BCE. His plays support the political values of democracy, and his character Creon serves as a negative example of tyranny.

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Antigone suggests that Creon is a tyrant by pointing out that he has attempted to override the laws of the gods so that he could revel in his own...

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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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