Antigone Storyboard

Antigone Storyboard

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  • Ismene explains that she doesn't not want to disobey the law. She says that they made laws for a reason not so we can disobey them. Antigone says that she is going to bury her brother even though it might be against the law but she thinks it is the right thing to do.
  • "They mean I great deal to me; but I have no strength to break laws that were made for the public good." (62-63)
  • "That must be your excuse, I suppose. But as for me, I will bury the brother I love."(64-65)
  • Antigone understands that it is against the law but she puts her morals over the law. She knows the consequence, of her death, but she thinks that it is right to bury her own brother. 
  • "But I will bury him; and if I must die, I say that this crime is holy: I shall lie down." (55-56)
  • Antigone isn't afraid of the dangers of burying and doing something good for her brother. She might be the only one but Antigone doesn't care. 
  • "Go away Ismene: I shall be hating you soon, and the dead will too, For your words are hateful. Leave me my foolish plan: I am not afraid of the danger; if it means death, It will not be the worst of deaths-death without honor. (77-81)
  • Creon says that he is the king and he is wise so everyone should follow him no matter what. 
  • "This is my command, and you can see the wisdom behind it. As long as I am King, no traitor is going to be honored with the loyal man." (43-44)
  • Creon states that he made a statement and people need to go by it. Antigone is saying that she will not. 
  • "Had you heard my proclamation touching this matter?"  "And yet you dared defy the law."
  • "I dared."
  • Creon is in charge of the city. He is the king. He makes the rules that people are supposed to follow. 
  • "My voice is the one voice giving orders in this city!
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