Analyzing the events that occur in the story of Antigone through this classic dramatic structure
You broke my law!
I saw her, and she's the one.
After a battle brought upon the land of Thebes, Creon forbids the burial of Polynesis, the traitor who sought war against his own land. Antigone is depressed over this law, and wants to fulfill the laws of god by providing her brother a burial against Creon's will.
Proud of fulfilling the laws of god, Antigone is not shaken by the anger of Creon who scolds her for breaking his law. Not wanting to show weakness, Creon sentences her to death.
After hearing the words of Tiresias, Creon realizes a moment too late that his actions have been unpleasant to the gods. Before he's able to change what he's done, Antigone hangs herself, which leads to the suicide of Hameon. In such grief the wife of Creon also commits suicide.
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