Sophocles Theban Plays on Oedipus Rex and Antigone
Antigone a play of antithethesis and conflict
Sophocles' Antigone, in its later phases is no longer about the conflict of law. It is about stubbornness and self will, about the sin of refusing to listen; about a man who has never been told.
In Sophocles The Theban Plays conflict of law, presents the initial disturbance within Thebes. Creon, King of Thebes, refuses to bury the body of Polynices, for in his eyes Polynices is his country's enemy. Thus, despite breaking the laws of the gods, Creon holds his power higher than that of God and heavens and enforces his law. As the story expands, Sophocles explores on the ignorance presented by Creon and Antigone.
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