explain antigone as a tragic hero

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    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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