Theme Of Creon In Antigone

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Creon’s hubris throughout the play influences not only Creon but everyone around him. His arrogance and selfishness leads to the death of Antigone. The reader is astonished when the messenger declares that “[Antigone] made a noose of her fine linen veil and hanged herself” (840). When her fiancé finds her, he pledges his love for her by plunging a sword into his chest. At the discovery of the death of her son, Eurydice confines herself to her room; only to also be found dead soon after. Within the length of one day, Creon lost everything important to him; his family. For the first time in the play we see that Creon begins to discover his mistakes. After the death of Creons family Creon starts to realize that it was all his fault. Throughout

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