ANTIGONE - HOLY CRIME Beauty of woman---Her foolishness to...

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ANTIGONE: CONFLICTS: Law and Equity Gender o Rights of woman- Can not vote Hold office or property Bear children and run household Kreon obsessed with not being defeated by woman Antigone espouses masculine Heroic values: o Commitment to the bond s of family love Philia Justifiable crime Defies Male Authority to commit
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Unformatted text preview: HOLY CRIME Beauty of woman---Her foolishness to sacrifice herself for the Love of her family in order to bury her brother • DEATH WITH HONOR o REAFFIRMS HEROIC ETHOS OF MALE WARRIOR • CONTRASTS LOVE AND DEATH • Struggle over city – Focus on defense of seven gates •...
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course POLT 407 taught by Professor Siggelakis during the Fall '10 term at New Hampshire.

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