Not to lose your head over this woman. Your pleasure with her would soon, grow cold, Haimon, And then you’d have a hellcat in bed and elsewhere.
Yes, if the State is a desert.
The State is the King!
The just man’s consenting heart, As here you have made bright anger Strike between father and son–– And none has conquered but Love!
Creon is pleased his son Haimon has followed his orders and obeys his father. Creon shows hate toward Antigone and even shows some signs of him being sexist.
Haimon has decided to stand up for himself and Antigone by criticizing Creon. He tells Creon his point of view and how he thinks the city should be ruled. This scene is surprising because Haimon has never talked back to his father.
The Choragos gives their input on the events that have recently occurred. They explain how Haimon's love for Antigone has caused him to act differently and is destroying the relationship between him and Creon.