of a boy, resulting, potentially, in a woman with a submissive, less confident personality. New York: Paul. Creon, on the other hand, regards only the requirement of political expediency and physical power, although he too is unrelenting in his stance. Aeschylus ' play, seven Against Thebes ends. In the mid-20th Century, the Frenchman Jean Anouilh wrote a well-regarded version of the play, also called "Antigone", which was deliberately ambiguous regarding the rejection or acceptance of authority, as befitted its production in occupied France under Nazi censorship. The blind prophet Tiresias warns Creon that the gods side with Antigone, and that Creon will lose a child for his crimes of leaving Polynices unburied and for punishing Antigone so harshly. Back to Top of Page Introduction Ancient Greece Ancient Rome Other Ancient Civilizations Timeline Alphabetical List of Authors Index of Individual Works Index of Important Characters Sources 2009 Luke Mastin. "On the prognostic significance of the mental content in manic-depressive psychosis". The New Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought. Much critical debate has centred on why Antigone felt such a strong need to bury Polynices a second time in the play, when the initial pouring of dust over her brother's body would have fulfilled her religious obligations.
Antigone Character Analysis
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Thousand Oaks: Sage Press (2005) Van Dyne, Susan. The order and rule of law he values so much has been protected, but he has acted against the gods and has lost his child and his wife as a result. But, a messenger then enters to report that, in their desperation, both Haemon and Antigone have taken their own lives. Tiresias, the blind prophet, guard, set to watch the corpse of Polynices. Oedipus complex ; his and her key psychological experience to developing a mature sexual role and identity. Creon, furious at this wilful disobedience, questions Antigone over her actions, but she does not deny what she has done and argues unflinchingly with history and the Law on Sexual Harassment Creon about the morality of his edict and the morality of her deeds. Creon 's son, Haemon, who is betrothed to Antigone, pledges allegiance to his fathers will but then gently tries to persuade his father to spare Antigone. Citation needed Characteristics edit The psychodynamic nature of the daughtermother relationship in the Electra complex derives from penis envy, caused by the mother, who also caused the girl's castration ; however, upon re-aligning her sexual attraction to her father (heterosexuality the girl represses the hostile.
SparkNotes: The Oedipus Plays: Antigone
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