Is Antigone the opposite of Creon?

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Is Antigone the opposite of Creon?

Sophocles:

Sophocles was a Greek playwright who was born in 405 or 406 BCE. He was one of three renowned Greek tragedians of the time - the other two being Aesychlus and Euripides.

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In Sophocles' Antigone, Antigone could be considered the opposite of Creon as each represents the opposing sides of the play's central conflict -...

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Antigone Character Traits and Analysis

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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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