Essays Tagged: "Haemon"

Antigone

only means of gaining power. Antigone has obligations to two men, Creon and Polyneices. By marrying Haemon she will have yet another man to obey. By becoming a martyr, she will no longer be under the ... l strop at nothing to punish Antigone for her action.After Creon sentences Antigone to be punished, Haemon talks to his father about his decision. Pride is further explored in this stichomacia amongst ...

(8 pages) 302 3 4.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Antigone

e make her way to the bridal vault where all are laid torest." (Lines 895-899) This segment follows Haemon's lengthy discussionwith Creon, where he asks for Antigone's life to be mercifully spared. ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.9 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Antigone

ret her actions. Creon shows no emotion when he executes Antigone, soon to be the bride of his son, Haemon. His explanation for this action is "inferior to a woman, never (759-61). Haemon was so hurt ...

(2 pages) 1108 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Antigone

rmed around 400 B.C.4. Antigone was a young girl that was betroved to marry the king's son, Haemon. She was fearless in her acts of burying her brother's body although it was banned. She and H ... considered ruthless because he sentenced Antigone to live in a cave without food and water. Haemon was Creon's son. He was truly in love with Antigone. Haemon can be characterized as sacrifici ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Antigone

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Antigone

ing what she felt was right.Because of his ignorance toward the situation, he disputes with his son Haemon, future husband of Antigone, this leaving the two as bitter rivals. "If you weren't my father ... g the two as bitter rivals. "If you weren't my father, I'd say your mind had gone."� pg. 225 Haemon then descends into the cave where Antigone is, only to find that she has hung herself. He the ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Antigone

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Antigone

(2 pages) 347 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Antigone

only means of gaining power. Antigone has obligations to two men, Creon and Polyneices. By marrying Haemon she will have yet another man to obey. By becoming a martyr, she will no longer be under the ... l strop at nothing to punish Antigone for her action.After Creon sentences Antigone to be punished, Haemon talks to his father about his decision. Pride is further explored in this stichomacia amongst ...

(8 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Antigone 2

his irrational orders.Reason enters in the play three times when Antigone is convincing her sister, Haemon is convincing his father, and Teresias is addressing Creon. It enters on Antigone side when s ... igone side when she is convincing her sister that the different burials, is extremely sacrilegious. Haemon approaches his father as what appears to be complete obedience, but at the end it is shown th ...

(1 pages) 386 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Antigone

his irrational orders.Reason enters in the play three times when Antigone is convincing her sister, Haemon is convincing his father, and Teresias is addressing Creon. It enters on Antigone side when s ... igone side when she is convincing her sister that the different burials, is extremely sacrilegious. Haemon approaches his father as what appears to be complete obedience, but at the end it is shown th ...

(1 pages) 439 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Creon as antigones tragic figu

his death. He remains dedicated to the decree in opposition to convincing arguments from Antigone, Haemon, and Teiresias.The first and most passionate challenge brought against Creaon's edict comes f ... tual tradition and divine order.The second passionate challenge to Creon's decision is his own son. Haemon attempts to offer his father advice rather than directly challenging him, but a fierce argume ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Antigone 3

family pride. The people take pity on Antigone, and feel that she should be let alone. On page 145, Haemon, Creon's son and Antigone's betrothed, states how the people of Thebes feel. "'On every side ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Antigone

ed. Creon ordered that no one buried Ploynices. Antigone was put to death because of Creon's pride. Haemon, Creon's son and Antigone's fiancé, killed himself and Creon's wife, Eurydice, killed ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Antigone

ods' divine laws. Creon sentenced her to be buried alive, even though she was betrothed to his son, Haemon. Haemon reacts to this by having a feud with his father and leaving his home.When the blind p ... ces in the tomb, Antigone had killed herself in her sadness.After another confrontation with Creon, Haemon kills himself. When Creon returns to the palace, he finds his wife, Eurydice, dead. That is f ...

(3 pages) 769 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

A Hero's Tragedy About the tragic hero of "Antigone" "Antigone" is a play by Sophocles

laced on Antigone and her family. Oedipus was exiled and Polynices became a traitor to Thebes. When Haemon and Creon are talking about the crime that Antigone has committed, Creon replies, “To pa ... umented by: “she had been hanged by the neck” (46). For this reason and because she loved Haemon, Antigone could not stand to exist without him for however short a time. Antigone is proud of ...

(3 pages) 20 1 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of Antigone

cters or even shed a few tears. By Antigone’s cruel end and the collateral damage to her lover Haemon and even to Eurydice, we can easily sympathize with the noble Antigone and even savor the pli ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

the evolution of King Creon in the play Antigone

e's punishment for her actions are to live in a cave in solitude until she dies or commits suicide. Haemon tries to change his father's mind of the punishment instilled on his bride. His father denies ... from his foolish mistakes. When he enters the cave he sees that Antigone has hung herself, and then Haemon lunges for Creon but falls on his sword and dies. Upon hearing of her son's death, Eurydice h ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers