In what scene does Creon go to free Antigone?


In what scene does Creon go to free Antigone?

Creon's Tragic Realization:

In the play Antigone by Sophocles, Antigone refutes the authority of Creon. As a result, Creon punishes her with a death sentence. He passes the order that she will be buried alive.

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Creon goes to free Antigone in the fifth episode of the play. The episode begins with the arrival of the blind soothsayer Teiresias. He warns Creon...

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Antigone & Creon: Compare & Contrast


Chapter 3 / Lesson 5

Sometimes the people that frustrate us the most actually share the same characteristics. In this lesson, we will analyze the characters Antigone and Creon, focusing on their similarities and how these traits cause conflict in the play.

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