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    2037). Haemon is extremely loyal to Antigone because of how he displays a love of Antigone that is so strong that it overpowers everything else, even his loyalty toward his father and the city. Haemon love for Antigone, in spite of its purity and goodness, can also be viewed as Haemon tragic flaw. In this play Sophocles , argues how the same members of the family are the most powerful tragic, for example, Haemon argues with Creon about the latter’s decision to punish Antigone .Haemon is torn

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    Haemon By Creon Essay

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    highlighted by Haemon words, actions, or ideas that examine more closely Creon’s tragic flaws and hubris, which contribute to his downfall. Complex characters like Haemon bring to light other more important character’s traits. Ultimately, Haemon serves to make his words, actions, or ideas call attention to Creon as a tragic hero. Whether confronting him about his leadership skills, many biases, using the citizens of Thebes, and gods to enlighten Creon of his eventual demise. After all, Haemon was a minor

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    Antigone, and ignores her explanations for why she buried Polynices. He does not care for his own son, Haemon, in his pleas for Antigone, his fiancée. Finally, he does not listen to the prophet Tiresias until after Tiresias has left, with Tiresias tells him not to kill Antigone and to allow Polyneices to be buried. In the end, Tiresias get through to Creon, but Creon gives in too late, and Antigone, Haemon, and Creon’s wife, Eurydice, all commit

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    Antigone "Son"

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    the play the character Haemon comes and tells Creon, “ I beg you, do not be unchangeable: Do not believe that you alone can be right. The man who thinks that, The man who maintains that only he has the power to reason correctly, the gifts to speak, the soul – a man like that, when you know him, turns out empty. It is not reason never to yield to reason!” Haemon tells his father this because he realizes that Creon is not going to change his mind on executing Antigone. Haemon realizes that the approach

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    A Tragic Situation

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    Tragedy is a description of an event that evokes a sympathetic feeling of emotion by the audience. The events involve people emotionally who were not involved in the situation physically. In the story of Antigone, Sophecles forces the audience to take pity on the poor girl’s situation. This story impacts the audience in such a way that the audience becomes emotionally enthralled in the plot of the story. All of Steiner’s, “Principle constants of conflict in the condition of man,” (360) were present

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    Creon Is a Tragic Hero

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    family of Thebes. Creon’s parent, Menoeceus, was the offspring of the founder of Thebes. It was in his blood to eventually rule Thebes. In the play, an example of how Creon demonstrated his authoritative power is when he is talking with his son, Haemon, “But whoever steps out of line, violates the laws, or presumes to hand out orders to his superiors, he’ll win no praise from me. But that man the city places in authority, his orders must be obeyed, large and small, right and wrong,” this is Creon’s

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    Antigone Essays: Creon is the True Tragic Hero Antigone, which was written by Sophocles, is possibly the first written play that still exists today (www.imagi... 1). There is much controversy between who the 'tragic hero' is in the play. Some people say Antigone, some say Creon, others even say Heamon. I believe Creon displays all of the characteristics of a 'tragic hero'. He receives compassion through the audience, yet recognizes his weaknesses, and his downfalls from his own self-pride, stubbornness

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    left in power and declared that Polyneices would not be buried. As a sister of Polyneices and Eteocles, Antigone challenged Creon’s decree and attempted to bury Polyneices; resulting in her punishment of death, that indirectly lead to the deaths of Haemon and Eurydice. The repetition of death portrayed that life was weak, and suicide was the only control the characters had over fate. For each character, death had a different meaning. Polyneices died for honesty, Eteocles for loyalty, Antigone for divine

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    Antigone Plot

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    Prologue: The prologue begins with Antigone meeting her sister Ismene near the central door of the palace. Antigone speaks of their family suffering because of their family curse and how King Creon has declared that their brother Eteocles was to be burried with military honors, while their brother Polyneices body shall lie in the fields, never to be honored but to be left for animals to eat. Antigone reveals to Ismene her plans to bury their brother Polyneices against the laws of King Creons. Ismene

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    antigone

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    The God established eternal unwritten law; its existence is not limited to today and yesterday but permanent. And no one knows what time it appeared. We all knew this from Antigone. We don’t have to deny the human cost as a democracy and justice. It is a huge consumption. Typically, this cost caused injustice obviously. Firstly, Antigone adhered to bury her brother's corpse, follow the blood ethical belief that the relatives of the deceased must be buried, and must not be exposed corpse wilderness

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