Antigone: Big Concepts
Why is family the main concept in Antigone?
"Creon buried our brother Etoclês with military honors, gave him a soldier's funeral..."
-Antigone (prologue, lines 15, 16)
"And now you can prove what you are: A true sister, or a traitor to your family."
-Antigone. (Prologue, lines 26, 27)
"But I will burry him; and if i must die, I say that this crime is holy: I shall lie down with him in death, and I shall be as dear to him as he to me."
-Antigone (prologue, lines 55, 56, 57, 58)
"Creon is not enough to stand in my way."
-Antigone (prologue, line 15)