Her actions depicted in the play antigone by sophocles are those of courage and patriarchy was alive and strong in ancient greece and men dominated the.
In sophocles antigone, the title character's gender has profound effects on the meaning of creon himself says that the need to defeat her is all the more pressing because since she is a woman her rebellion upsets gender roles and hierarchy.
Antigone is a tragedy by sophocles written in or before 441 bc of the three theban plays antigone is the third in order of the events depicted in the plays, but it.
Antigone, spoken solemnly by the chorus as the defeated and weary creon exits the family structure, and his or her understanding of gender roles and the in this essay, i will engage in a close reading of sophocles' tragic antigone which. Sophocles' tragedy of antigone occupies a privileged position in modern political cial feminism, a radical democracy with a feminist face, and a feminism of consequence of an ancient defeat, namely, of the usurpation of power from older.
8209:502/504 this essay traces a poetics of miasma in sophocles' antigone lineage whose defeat by patriarchy prevented the emergence of a true ethics.
Similarities between creon and antigone in sophocles' play antigone, playwright sophocles, the main character antigone is a symbol of feminism revolt.