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Tragic Hero

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Antigone’s Devotion to Her Principles

Overall I sympathize with Antigone more than I sympathize with her uncle, the king Kreon. Antigone was so determined to do what is right by the gods, and she is willing to die for what she believed in. In regards to Kreon, multiple people died as a result of his actions. Though at the end…

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Character Changes Involving Antigone And Creon

In Sophocles’ Greek tragedy, Antigone, two characters undergo character changes. During the play the audience sees these two characters’ attitudes change from close minded to open-minded. It is their close minded, stubborn attitudes, which lead to their decline in the play, and ultimately to a series of deaths. In the beginning Antigone is a close…

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Hamlet World Common App Essay

Hamlet World In having to enter and act in the world of his uncle, Hamlet himself becomes an unwilling creature of that world. When he chooses to obey the ghost’s command and revenge his father, Hamlet accepts the inevitability that he must become part of Denmark’s “unweeded garden”. As the ripple of original vengeful intent…

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Sophocles Antigone is a Tragic Hero

A subject of debate in Sophocles play Antigone is which character complies with the characteristics of a tragic hero. The qualities that constitute a tragic hero are, in no particular order, having a high social position, not being overly good or bad, isolation, being tenacious in their actions, arousing pity in the audience, a revelatory…

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