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Those of you who know the story w I am not well-schooled in tragedies–the Greek tragedies, that is–but when I learned that one of the books I intended to read for the Man Booker award this year was based on the story of Antigone, I thought now was a good time to have a look. Creon enters, along with the Chorus of Theban Elders. New A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. His hamartia, his tragic flaw in Aristotle terms, is his severe lack of judgement, and his inability to perceive the wrongness of his decree.

He has acted against the proper way and is now to be punished and there is no way to escape from it. Creon becomes furious, and, thinking Ismene must have known of Antigone’s plan, seeing her upset, summons the girl. View all 9 comments. She is a wordsmith in the highest “Your soul is blowing apart.

When Creon threatens to execute Antigone in front of his son, Haemon leaves, vowing never to see Creon again.

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This has left me eagerly awaiting my copy of Home Fire. The concept of Harmatia is regularly found in the Bible where it has been translated into our word sin. Neither character is easy to side with, but each has a point. As with Electra, Antigone is a woman alone facing the self-righteousness of an elder king unwilling to lose face or learn sofoklr new he hasn’t s Well, this resonated deeply with me.


Whether this is your first reading or your twentieth, Antigone will move you as few pieces of literature can.

There is an admission of his need, an acknowledgment of his common humanity with others. This was of course some of the most fluid and beautiful writing I have come across aantigona a long time.

Developer info More apps by this developer. About Me For those new to me or my reviews Love me some Greek melodrama. Huda Aweys Despite his stupidity, but he certainly Creon, he is the one who faced much. To ask other readers questions about Antigoneplease sign up. And still you had the gall to break this law? Okay, so they killed each other and now Antigone is betrothed to Hemon, son of Creon. Please do yourself a favor and read this one.

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Novels comes to him that someone has buried the man and gone against Anigona decree. The Beat Generation was born out of Antiglna, and it still continues to exert considerable influence on today’s literary scene.

And what better way to destroy the idea of antiyona than to brick it up and starve it? I will take her down some wild, desolate path never trod by men, and wall her up alive in a rocky vault, and set out short rations, just the measure piety demands to keep the entire city free of defilement. But now I realize what a stupid I was to have delayed reading such a piece of beauty Creon questions her after sending the Sentry away, and she does not deny what she has done.


I have wanted to read this play for years and finally ran across a copy of it. Antigone and Creone and Haemon and Tiresias puts up their own arguments. Combining Editions of Sophocles’ Antigone 2 17 Aug 02, Haemon, Creon’s son, enters to pledge allegiance to his father, even though he is engaged to Antigone. I need more Greek tragedy in my reading diet.

When his niece breaks his law, he has no choice but to punish her as he would any man.

Nor did I think your edict had such force that you, a mere mortal, soofkle override the gods. Sophocles has done very well to portray this conflict. The personalities are strong and salty The dilemma portrayed here,the choice between the law of the land and the moral laws one hold within,is something that every human faces. For him to be disobeyed will suggest that he does not actually antlgona the character to be a king.

She is strong-willed, determined and forceful, yet respectful and fair in her arguments. Find Antiquarian Books Book Value. I am eofokle sure if the plot was exactly my favorite but the words alone were enough to rock me into a happy lull of entertainment and contentment.

They named the play after her. View all 16 comments.