In this section, Antigone encourages Ismene to help bury their brother, Polynices. He died a terrible death and Antigone believes he deserves a proper burial no matter what everyone else says about the way he died fighting against the city. Creon has specifically asked that no person mourn or touch his corpse and to “leave him unburied for the dogs to tear.” Ismene agrees to do one thing for Antigone in her master plan: to not tell anyone what she is going to do. Creon becomes king because he inherits the throne. Eteocles, Ismene and Antigone’s good brother, died fighting for the city is given a proper burial.
Kreon thinks that the person who caused all of this is Antigone. He thinks that Antigone caused this because it was her fault that that they had an argument in the first place about burying Polyneices. Kreon might think that of Antigone as his nemesis because she causes problems to his family and his empire. He deals with Antigone by slaving her and putting her into in a cave until she starved to death. “Be happy, You are living; but my soul died long ago, to be useful among the death”(pg.43).this are Antigones words which show she wanted to hang herself to be with her
The dangerous billionaire had been convinced that she had killed his son Brandon, when in reality, she didn’t. But her word isn’t good enough for this prestigious man, and therefore his new life interest isn’t money, it’s her death. And this means the death of her loved ones, which she cannot bear to have happen. She considered her decision to be the only solution. But according to her, she’s really tired of running (216).
After Creon’s law came to pass, Antigone then went ahead and buried her brother, believing she should follow the gods laws instead of her own king’s. Soon after, Creon finds out and sentences her to a stone cell. While in there, Antigone commits suicide and her fiancé Haemon, Creon’s son, finds her dead. As soon as he see’s his love dead he stabs himself so he wouldn’t have to live without her. After the news of those deaths reached Creon’s wife, she became so upset that she killed herself also.
Antigone is ultimately the protagonist of this play for struggling against Creon and his unjust ruling and instead doing what she believes is morally right despite it being against a law. Creon is the antagonist for being an unsuitable leader who judges, is full of pride, and ignorant. He has more evil qualities as many Thebens disagreed with him and saw Antigone as more just. It is Antigone’s tragedy in the play because of her determination to honor her dead brother and leading herself to being in a tomb alive by Creon and ends her life by suicide. Antigone’s whole life was very tragic as the audience knew she was heading to death after one unfortunate after
Even though Macbeth chose to murder Duncan, he first shows guilt and regret for it when telling his wife of the voices he heard after killing Duncan. He believes that the voices are correct and that he will never be able to sleep again so his emotions start to take over his thinking. Macbeth had killed the King so he was already headed down the slippery slope of sin, so after Macbeth killed Duncan, he killed the two King’s Chamberlains to have murderers that could not be questioned as his alibi. He was already too caught up in his future potential that he did not care anymore what he did or who he killed. It was Macbeth’s frame of mind to murder whoever so that he may be king that started his
He has lost the ability to sense right and wrong. He has become twisted and evil. Macbeth has got what he has worked for and promised. He becomes king by killing and is unwanted by the people. With all of his murders, it lead someone to become suspicious of him.
Antigone talks to her sister Ismene about her plan to forbid the law and honor her brother. Then discovering her sister a traitor to her own family. Antigone furiously explains that “Creon has sworn no one shall bury him, no one mourn for him, but his body must lie in the fields”(190).Then, Antigone begins to explain to her sister of her plan to forbid the law. Ismene quickly disagrees with Gonzalez 2 the thought of going against Creon. Antigone weeping with despair, “But I will bury him; and If I must die, I say that this crime is holy; I shall lie down with him in death, and I shall be as dear to him as he to me”(192).
Since Haimon could not stand dealing with his lover’s death he “drew his sword” and killed himself. Creon was overwhelmed to see that his son had fallen in love with a traitor. Furthermore, Creon’s wife Eurydice felt devastated after her son’s death. When Eurydice heard the cause of Haimon’s death, she went to her room and her “heart welcomed the knife her own hand guided.” The death of Creon’s most valuable possession was caused by his ignorance and hubris. Creon had to suffer for the rest of his life knowing that he was the only one responsible for their
Who is guilty, then? Hamlet’s mental illness is.” He is making it seem as if he does not understand what really going on and he want them to think that he is really going crazy. Another factor into him going crazy is when he tells Ophelia that she should believe that he really loved her and the way he behaved towards her. The only reason for that dispute was because he was so angry with his mother and how she did her father with marrying her dead husband’s brother. He felt as if his mother had betrayed him and his dead father.