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Antigone
Updated: 9/16/2020
Antigone
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  • "Creon is not strong enough to stand in my way."
  • "And no woman shall seduce us. If we must lose, let's lose to a man, at least! Is a woman stronger than we?"
  • "Think: all men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride."
  • Antigone went to her sister and told her what Creon had decreed. She asks Ismene for help burying their brother even though it is illegal. Ismene refuses to help and says that Creon will never let her bury her brother, but Antigone is determined and because of her pride she doesn't care about what the law or the king says.
  • "Stop! Must you doddering wrecks get out of your head entirely? 'The gods!' Intolerable!
  • Creon is so proud that he is mocking Antigone, because he thinks he's better than her simply because she's a woman. He doesn't want to be defied by a woman.
  • "You smile at me. Ah Creon, think me a fool, if you like; but it may well be that the fool convicts me of folly."
  • Tiresias is telling Creon that it's ok to be wrong but a good ruler would know when he's wrong and fix it. It's ok to be wrong but its not ok to be prideful and that is where Creon is wrong; his pride.
  • The guard has brought Creon the bad news that someone buried his nephew. Creon is furious and insulting the gods by saying that they are not who the people should be paying attention to. He is so prideful that he thinks he is above even the gods and that the gods always agree with him.
  • Antigone is so prideful that when
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