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Ah Creon Is there no man left in the world- Teirsesias Greek theatre played a large role in Greece The citizens were supposed to learn from the mistakes made in tragedies The citizens should have learned what not to be like as a citizen or person In a Greek trilogy written by Sophocles there are two ma in characters Antigone and Creon They are both strong willed and stubborn people Both being unwilling to change they both seal each others fate Creon is passionate Antigone is full of rage They are both so similar they can not see eye to eye Although they may seem quite different Creon and Antigone share many similarities throughout the story They are both very independent people Antigone is extremely independent She doesnt mind doing anything on her own For example in the beginning of the story when Antigone is talking with Ismene she asks for her help When Ismene refuses she is furious with her Then Ismene decides to act independently Creon is also very independent He refuses to accept anyones opinions except his own When his son Haimon comes to talk with him he refuses to listen claiming that Haimon is girlst ruck and corrupted Teirsesais comes and tells him a morbid prophecy Creon will not listen to this either He claims that Teirsesais has been corrupted by money like many prophets at that time He finally listens to the Charagous when reminded th at Teiresias has never been wrong Antigone has no problem working by her self either She demonstrates this when she slipped by all the guards that were protecting the dead body of Polyneices Creon and Antigone are both independent and they are both very loyal They are loyal to their views Creon is especially loyal to his laws Antigone is loyal to her beliefs Creon will not change his laws An example of this occurs when
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