Is Antigone or Creon the tragic hero?


Is Antigone or Creon the tragic hero?

Antigone and Creon:

Antigone and Creon are the two main characters of Sophocles' play Antigone. It is the third play in the Oedipus Rex cycle focused on the royal family of Thebes.

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Both Antigone and Creon can be seen as tragic heroes in the play Antigone. This is because the definition of a tragic hero is one who suffers as a...

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Antigone by Sophocles: Summary, Characters & Analysis


Chapter 6 / Lesson 22

What happens in Sophocles' Antigone? Find an overview of the Antigone plot, a summary analysis, and descriptions of the key characters and themes in Antigone.

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