end his pride and arrogance block him from excepting the wise counsel of those around him to allow the burial and pardon Antigone for burying her brother. And so the King finds out what it's like to have loved ones take their own lives. Teiresias proclaims, "They are dead, and they that live are guilty of the death." Creon was not willing to bow down to his son's demands, and he must now pay the price for being so stubborn. Internal or external struggle. The weight of what hehad done comes crashing down on him, the fact that all thathappened was his fault. Again, I would like to thank you for your generous time.
The royal job leads him down a path to self-mutilation and disgrace, because he ends up having to punish a murderer who turns out to be himself. But her tragedy arises from her passionate belief in a higher moral aurhority, and her consequent respectful defense of the dead. They are both heroes, meaning that they are idolized or looked up to by others. If there are any questions don't hesitate to ask my assistant for he is willing to help anyone. Antigone had hung herself and Polynese discovers her body.
Before leaving his cocky personality gets the best of him and he shouts out "Cyclops if ever mortal man inquire how you were put to shame and blinded tell him Odysseus, raider of cities, took your eye: Laertes' son, whose home's on Ithaca!" Poseidon then. Antigone better fits the description of a tragic hero in "Antigone" by Sophocles (495.C.E.
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