Essays Tagged: "Sophocle"

World Literature Essay- The Usage of Time to Create Dramatic Effect in Greek Literature

cease to flow logically and comprehensibly. Time is especially important in Homer's The Odyssey and Sophocles' Oedipus the King. In story telling and drama, time can be controlled. Homer and Sophocles ... se, tension, and intensity in the climax. The antecedent events are similarly arranged in Homer and Sophocles. The brief statements at the beginning of each piece serves to inform the audience approxi ...

(6 pages) 47 0 3.3 Apr/2004

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

Empathy for Characters in Sophocle's Antigone

Sophocle's tragic play Antigone, written in 441 BC, is a theatrical piece of drama in which an audie ... is being sent to her bridal volt by the man who would have been her father-in-law and is her uncle. Sophocles puts emphasis on Antigone's life ending prematurely and her innocence being untimely slaug ... ) By emphasizing that Antigone hasn't even begun to live a 'full life' with a husband and children, Sophocles is inviting the audience to empathize with Antigone's feelings of being denied so many joy ...

(9 pages) 37 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Blinded by the Truth

d me to have a slight downfall as a young man. Well Oedipus, the tragic hero in Oedipus the King by Sophocles, had multiple choices that ultimately caused him to face a tragic downfall. Choices that I ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Antigone Research Paper

1In the play Antigone the playwright Sophocles presents Aristotle's definition of a tragic hero in the character King Creon. According to ... en responds saying, "My voice is the one voice giving orders in this city! The State is the King!" (Sophocles 107). The reader is now introduced to Creon's development as a tyrant who feels that the l ... ne to death, Creon accuses Teiresias of disloyalty and succumbing to bribery. Ironically enough, in Sophocle's play Oedipus Rex Creon is accused by Oedipus of succumbing to bribery with Teiresias, sho ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature