Similarities Between 'Dear Mr. President And Sophocles' Antigone

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“Dear Mr. President” relates to Sophocles’ Antigone because both works are sending a message of a superior being not believing in the opinions of others. In “Dear Mr. President” by Pink, the artist is trying to convince the reader that a superior figure is not interested in the nation’s saying of what or what not to do. For example, when Pink states, “How do you walk with your head held high” (Pink 12)? She is questioning the President how he is pleased with the decisions and actions he has made, while the rest helplessly, suffer. In addition, when Pink states, “How do you dream when a mother has no chance to say goodbye” (Pink 29)? Pink is questioning the President, if it was his son, chosen by the law to serve in a war, would he then still
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