Antigone, Ismene, Polynices, esreocles, and Oedipus

In her introduction to Antigone Project, scholar Marianne McDonald makes the point that Sophocles’ Antigone “brilliantly shows us the opposition of two passionate people (Creon and Antigone) who go hell-bent to their own destruction. Antigone’s hot-headedness is particularly clear in a couple of brutal exchanges with her sister…[and] Creon tries to be the best ruler […]

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Date: June 19th, 2022