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  • Antigone's brothers, Polyneices and Eteocles fight for the throne of Thebes and kill each other.
  • Creon refuses to bury Polyneices despite burying Eteocles because Creon believes Polyneices was a traitor.
  • We can't bury Polyneices because he was a traitor to Thebes
  • Creon finds out the body has been touched.
  • "And the man who dared do this?" (Sophocles i. 106)
  • Antigone confesses to touching Polyneices body through her lamentation and Creon sent her to the cave.
  • I, a woman was the one who touched the body.
  • "I do. I deny nothing." (Sophocles ii.53)
  • I don't want to kill you, you are going to the cave.
  • Antigone hangs herself in the cave, leaving a vile scene.
  • Not knowing Antigone has just taken her own life, Teiresias, Creon's wife, and Haimon (Creon's son) try to get Creon to release Antigone from the cave.
  • Free Antigone from the cave!
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