Creon's Idea Of Courage In Antigone

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1) Antigone Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus, is the main character and the tragic hero in the play by Sophocles. In the beginning Antigone displays a strong attitude that proves how fearless she is to achieve her goals of giving her brother Polyneices the proper burial he deserves. To be able to bury polyneices against the king Creon's decree Antigone is required to break the law. However, she states “I am not afraid of the danger; if it means death”(80) which represents how Antigone is not afraid of the circumstances and death that she may potentially have to face. She also finds that doing the right thing is more important than the law. This attitude that she uses is rare during the time period that the play is written in. In this

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