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Antigone

Sophocles

Antigone

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Published by Bristol Classical in Bristol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sophocles,
  • Antigone (Greek mythology) -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSophocles ; [editor] R.C. Jebb ; general editor, P.E. Easterling ; introduction, Ruby Blondell.
    GenreDrama
    SeriesSophocles : plays, Classic commentaries on Latin and Greek texts
    ContributionsJebb, Richard Claverhouse, Sir, 1841-1905.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4414 .A7 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination384 p. ;
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23141864M
    ISBN 101853996475
    ISBN 109781853996474
    LC Control Number2007531583

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    But all the men who wrought this thing for hire have made it sure that, soon or late, they shall pay the price. And when, after a Antigone book while, this storm had Antigone book, the maid was seen; and she cried aloud with the sharp cry of a bird in its bitterness,-even as when, within the empty nest, it sees the bed stripped of its nestlings. Oedipus, Antigone and Ismene's father, had two sons, Eteocles and Polynices. The husband lost, another might have been found, and child from another, to replace the first-born: but, father and mother hidden with Hades, no brother's life could ever bloom for me again.

    The Chorus of Elders pledges their support. Ismene tries Antigone book confess falsely to the crime, wishing to die alongside her sister, but Antigone will not have it. Ismene returns, terrified that Antigone will attempt to bury Polynices despite the daylight. The authentic Greek definition of humankind is the one who is strangest of all. No, though a man be wise, 'tis no shame for him to learn many things, and to bend in season. And, from afar off, one of us heard a voice of loud wailing at that bride's unhallowed bower; and came to tell our master Creon.


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Creon enters, along with the Chorus of Theban Elders. Creon releases her. Now worried about his son, Creon washes Polyneices' body, performs burial rites, and cremates the body's remains.

Beginnings are important to Heidegger, and he considered those two lines to describe primary trait of the essence of humanity within which all other aspects must find their essence. In championing the laws of the gods above the laws of the state, Antigone occupies the ultimate high moral ground, but she is not impervious to doubt.

And 'tis thy counsel that hath brought this sickness on our State. The dead man was veiled from us; not shut within a tomb, but lightly strewn with dust, as by the hand of one who shunned a curse. Sophocles wants to warn his countrymen about hubris, or arrogance, because he believes this will be their downfall.

Antigone believes that there are rights that are inalienable because they come from the highest authority, or authority itself, that is the divine law.

Creon, shaken, agrees to do it. GUARD My liege, I will not say that I come breathless from speed, or that have plied a nimble foot; for often did my thoughts make me pause, and wheel round in my path, to return.

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After performing an elaborate funeral service for Eteocles, he forbade the removal of the corpse of Polyneices, condemning it to lie unburied, declaring him to have Antigone book a traitor.

When he discovers that Antigone, his niece, has defied his order, Creon is furious. But the hapless corpse of Polyneices-as rumour saith, it hath been published to the town that none shall entomb him or mourn, but leave unwept, unsepulchred, a welcome store for the birds, as they espy him, to feast on at Antigone book.

Antigone makes an impassioned argument, declaring Creon's order to be against the laws of the gods themselves. Antigone book questions her, and she does Antigone book deny what she has done.

And as the king drew nearer, doubtful sounds of a bitter cry floated around him; he groaned, and said in accents of anguish, 'Wretched that I am, can my foreboding be true? Haemon enters and begs his father to stop the guards. The Messenger reports that Haemon and Antigone have both taken their own lives.

However, when Creon refuses to listen to him, Haemon leaves angrily and shouts he will never see him again. Unlike melodrama, tragedy is clean, restful, and flawless. For I-be Zeus my witness, who sees all things always-would not be silent if I saw ruin, instead of safety, coming to the citizens; nor would I ever deem the country's foe a friend to myself; remembering this, that our country is the ship that bears us safe, and that only while she prospers in our voyage can we make true friends.

What happens in their conversation? CREON And thou, who, lurking like a viper in my house, wast secretly draining my life-blood, while I knew not that I was nurturing two pests, to rise against my throne-come, tell me now, wilt thou also confess thy part in this burial, or wilt thou forswear all knowledge of it?

And through the future, near and far, as through the past, shall this law hold good: Nothing that is vast enters into the life of mortals without a curse. Creon is king of Thebes, bound to the duties of rule.

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