Antigone is talking to ismene about going to bury her brother,Polyneices. Antigone is try to talk ismene into helping her but ismene has no strength to break the law.
"Ismene, I am going to bury him. Will you come?"(31)
"They mean a great deal to me;but I have no Strength To Break laws that were made for the public good"(63-64)
The sentry tells creon that someone has tired to break his law and bury the body of polynieces. Creon grows furious at the fact that someone has broken his law.
"and the man who dared do this?"(78)
"The dead man-Polyneices-out there-someone-New dust on the slimy flesh!"(74-75)
The sentry has caught antigone in the act of burying polynieces.Creon at first doent belive it but after the sentry tells his story he does. Antigone deny nothing and owns what she did.
"Here is the one who did it! we caught her in the very act of burying him."(3-4)
"Is this the truth?"(19)
"I do. I deny nothing."(52)
Creon and Haemon are arguing about if his law is right, and how it may cause anarchy. Haemon argues that his law is wrong and that antigone should not be punished for doing whats right>
"With Justice, when all that I do is within my right?"(112)
"How about you,in a public brawl with justice"(111)
The Choragus is ask if he was gonna charge Antigone and Ismene for burying the body. He was gonna charge Ismene is for just knowing that Antigone was gonna go do it. But he decides not to charge Ismene with the crime
"These girls? You have sentenced them both?"(137-138)
"No you are right. I will not kill the one whose hands are clean."(140)
The choragus tells Creon to go free antigone and go build a tomb for Polyneices after talking to Teiresias. Creon Decides to follow what is right and not his heart to keep the gods happy.
"Go quickly: free antigone from her vault..."(95)
"It is hard to deny the heart! But I will do it:I will not fight with destiny"(100-101)