When does Antigone kill herself?


When does Antigone kill herself?


Antigone is the main character in the play Antigone by the ancient Greek playwright Sophocles. The play was written and first performed around 441 BCE and is still read, performed, and discussed today.

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In the play, Antigone kills herself when she is imprisoned in a cave underground by Creon, the King of Thebes. Antigone is found by her betrothed,...

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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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