Chaos In Antigone

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Death does Miraculous Things to Family Disgrace, dishonesty, nobility, and allegiance create chaos within oneself only to obliterate those around them. In the play Antigone, by Sophocles, Creon’s mentality creates chaos to those who are out of breath and those who can still laboriously gasp for air. He attempts to modify the way things are and done in order to feel superior and intellectual around others. He doesn’t want to bury Antigone’s brother Polynices, because Creon thinks that he doesn’t deserve to live and creates a feud with his son because of Antigone’s punishment, therefore causing tension with his wife Eurydice. Creon causes a chain of deaths with Antigone, Haemon and Eurydice with the decisions he makes towards Antigone. Creon…show more content…
Creon refuses to dispose of Polynices’ properly. Antigone believes strongly in the afterlife that she does what she thinks is right. When Creon finds out that his niece has buried her brother he is infuriated. She thinks that people need to respect the dead, and since she sees no one acknowledging this she considers herself dead because she did what no other person thought of doing. Antigone knows that Creon knows what she has done and states, “I gave myself to death, long ago, so I might serve the dead.” Her brother not being buried changes the relationship she has with her uncle because her uncle now wants her to suffer and to e tormented for something she thought was right. Anti gone dies because she kills herself in a cave she can’t escape from. She hung herself and the first person to realize she was dead is Creon’s son Haemon. Haemon was devastated and wanted to kill the person responsible and he felt that there wasn’t a force on the planet that could stop him. Creon is told by Tiresias that if he doesn’t change the way he is bad things are going to happen. At some point Creon starts to think about what he is doing and decided he needed to free Antigone before it was too late. He arrives at the cave and tells his messenger to go inside when the messenger comes back he tells Creon the terrible things he witnessed. Creon is surprised to find that the news was true, his son Haemon is at the feet of his dead
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