Ismene, i'm going to bury our brother. He deserves a burial just as much as Etecles!
Antigone i'm worried for you! Please don't break the law
Polynices is an enemy and betrayed us! He does not get a proper burial!
Eteocles and Polynices got into a battle and fought to death. Eteocles was given a proper burial while Polynices was left not buried to rot. Anyone that tried to bury Polynices would be arrested because he was the enemy.
Antigone wants to give her brother, Polynices, the burial he deserves. She tries to convince her sister, Ismene, to help her but she doesn't want to break the law.
The chorus believed that polynices was a traitor and deserved nothing more than to be left to rot. They argued about his burial.