Was Antigone Right

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Antigone was right in his actions for several reasons. Although the state disallowed Antigone’s body to be buried, he did so regardless because he could not stand the fact of his brothers’ body being untouched. Despite the consequences, he buried his brother in a brave manner and placed his brother in the afterlife which was far more important than leaving him in the open world. The afterlife was important because it was an opportunity to please their Greek gods which has always been their lifelong passion. Everything they have done has been dedicated towards pleasing their gods through prayer and religious sacrifice. Although the King believed that Antigone’s actions were profane and irreligious, they were in fact very legitimate. Creon believed
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