Antigone Research Paper

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Every passing is a beauty all its own-Karthus. Law, death and love are all passing’s .Sacrifice, the passing of beliefs .death the passing of life and love the passing of emotions. The quote is able to explain how different each passing is but also expresses how each passing has beauty unique to itself. In Antigone, the concept of mortal law vs. divine law becomes a conflict in the play. Death, Sacrifice and love are expressed and become a factor between the two laws. Death is expressed with Creon’s decree of leaving a dead body on the surface, Sacrifice is expressed with Antigone’s final stand and decisions made by Antigone and Haimon. Love is expressed with the ultimate decision by Haimon and Eurydice. Cowards die many time before their deaths, the valiant never taste of death but once-Julius Caesar. This quote is truly evident in the story and particularly, the personality and ideals of Antigone. Antigone is constantly fighting for her ideals. Antigone believes that divine law is the only true law. This ideal is evidently portrayed in her actions. Antigone, with her determination and strong will, decides to bury the body of her brother, Polyneices. She disregards…show more content…
Within the play, Antigone and haimon are set to be married to each other .But; the burial of Polyneices separates the marriage because of the fact, that Polynesies was buried with the hands of Antigone. Haimon and his father, Creon get into an argument with each other, That Antigone’s actions are not a crime and how they are following true law. Creon’s Carelessness and arrogance is adamant that Antigone’s burial breaks his laws and has to be punished .Haimon’s beliefs of Antigone’s actions express the love and trust between the two lovers. During the final scene, Haimon kills himself, possibly to be with Antigone, who no longer part of the mortal

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