• The Moral Conflict of Antigone Right Versus Wrong

    The Moral Conflict of Antigone: Right Versus Wrong

    Antigone, written by Sophocles, is an ancient Greek tragedy that tells the story of a brave young woman named Antigone, who must choose between following the laws of the gods and following the laws of the state. This choice leads to a moral conflict between right and wrong that has been pondered by many for centuries. In this blog post,…

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  • Explain Antigone as a Tragic Hero

    Explain Antigone as a Tragic Hero

    Antigone is a figure of tragedy. The protagonist in the play by Sophocles, she is the daughter of King Oedipus and Jocasta, both siblings to one another. When her brother Polyneices died (killed by their other brother Eteocles), his body was left unburied because he fought against his own city. Antigone, who loved her brother deeply, decides to bury him…

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