Written around 442 BC, Antigone is one of the tragedies of the Sophocles's Oedipus Trilogy. Oedipus's family is trapped by fate and doomed for three generations. Creon, the new ruler of Thebes, has declared that Polyneices's body may not be buried because he was a traitor. Antigone, his sister, must choose whether to bury him and face the consequences or to let his body be eaten by savage dogs.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Calavari - LibraryThing
Love this!! I read it for college and I love the way she stands up for herself and her beliefs. I had no idea that I could find a strong female characters this far back in classical writing. Read full review
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Surprisingly interesting and not as dusty as I expected. A fast paced story along with a clear message about the dangers of pride. Even though most of the ways of thinking are now considered non ... Read full review