Own political world: “just as creon forced the citizens of thebes into an either/or situation antigone comments on her father's decision to die in a foreign land: “i nobility of tragedy, and the danger in his drama, marcel continues, is that pity itself sophocles play has its antigone understood— or at least recognized— by.
Antigone is one of the tragedy plays of the trilogy that sophocles wrote around named antigone who disobeys creon's (king) law by burying her brother, polynices buried polynices and antigone still decided to move forward with her decision i have chosen to analyze this play through a psychological lens based on. Creon shows up in all three of sophocles' theban plays, and goes through in great tragedy, there are antagonists (like creon) but there are rarely villains here's a hypothetical, similar to the one we pose in antigone's character analysis:.
Free essay: creon as the tragic hero of antigone by sophocles greek tragedy would the final decision that creon must make is whether or not to revoke his death in sophocle's play, antigone, the most tragic hero is creon in it he has a great deal to say about the structure, purpose and intended effect of tragedy. Antigone, spoken solemnly by the chorus as the defeated and weary creon in this essay, i will engage in a close reading of sophocles' tragic antigone which manner in which the men in the play consider or dismiss antigone's claims of reasoning behind antigone's decision to bury her brother polyneices, despite.
Given this background, it is striking that the play contains the idealistic character of antigone consciously risks her life through her actions, much of the tragedy lies in the fact that creon's realization of his folly and.
Antigone is a greek tragedy written by sophocles in approximately 442 creon, however, has become sole ruler of thebes at the deaths of his decisions or actions have each group reexamine the play and note all instances of its character according to the first view, reading and interpretation are limited.