Antigone And Creon

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Antigone And Creon

The play Antigone, written by sophocles in 441 B.C.E., presents a tragedy of characters whom suffer greatly, caused by series of tragic flaws. Antigone, the title character of the play, seems to be the perfect character in the role of a tragic hero, in the light of the fact that she dies in doing what is right. But in many ways it is debatable about whether or not the play is centrally based on Antigone's tragedy, but rather Kreon's, the king of Thebes. In the play Antigone, Kreon presents himself as a protagonist and a tragic hero, who had a true epiphany. He not only realizes and learns from his tragic flaws, but end up bearing tremendous sufferings and sorrow. Based on the play Antigone, we can see that Kreon is the tragic hero who had a greaterdownfall than Antigone.

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