Anitgone

Anitgone

While reading the Greek play, Antigone, sadness and despair came to mind. The characters? fate in the play all seems to be doomed for death and tragedy. There were many conflicts that occurred throughout the play whether it is between choosing family over the law, high class and low class, or the decision to do right over wrong. The lost of loved ones was due to the stubbornness of a tyrant king, Kreon, who refused to give Antigone?s brother, Polyneices, a proper burial. If Kreon chose to obey the Gods and gave Polyneices a proper burial, or if Antigone decided to follow the laws, heartbreak and death could have been prevented. Kreon refused to listen to anyone but himself and lost

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