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Laws control the lesser man Right conduct controls the greater one-Chinese ProverbImagine being in my position and having to be the defense attorney oneof the most intense cases I have ever had to deal with Theban King -Creon- felt that what one does carries over with them intodeath He believed that he was no doubt about it going to refuse toburial to his nephew -Polyneices- mostly because hesaw him as a traitor to Thebes And because of that he is concidered nolonger Theban or eligiable for Theban rights And by Theban rights thatincludes a proper funeral and burial Some people say he is cruel butis he Or is he just standing for what he believes inAntigone on the other hand is in the same position Her and Creonhave a totally different veiw on everything at this point She has themost sacred private job and also the one with the most attention inthe eyes of the Greeks She then excepted the fact that she could notassign this postion to anybody else Many say that she has the right tolook at it as a authoritative order and that she had the right to statewith assurance that while challenging Creons edict or pronouncementshe was loyal to an unwritten law which had greater approval thanmans law Antigone deserves to be able to bury her brother Polyneices In herdefense through everything that has went on she has been nothing butnice to Creon But as for him I wish I could say the same Now if itwere Creon in this situation dont you think he would want to bury HISbrother Of course Anybody with any respect at all wouldI also believe that just the fact that it is her BROTHER that diedCreon should atleast fell a little bit sorry for Antigone All she wantsis for her brother to be
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