Mrs. White, English 9 Honors.
King Creon decrees that Polynices the traitor is not to be buried, but his sister Antigone defies the order.
She is caught, and sentences by Creon to be buried alive, even though she is betrothed to his son Haemon.
After the blind prophet Tiresias proves that the Gods are on Antigone's side, Creon changes his mind, but it's too late.
He goes to bury Polynices, but Antigone has already hanged herself.
When Creon arrives at the tomb, Haemon attacks him then kills himself.
When the news of their death is reported, Creon's wife Eurydice takes her own life so Creon is alone.
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