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Unformatted text preview: also allows for man's potential downfall, since they are living entirely as a consequence of free will. This power man holds can either destroy him or lead him to greatness. If the man uses the power in a way which defies the laws of the land or the justice of the god, then he will be cast out by society. Overall, I think, as a student, Greek tragedy and epics are more powerful and meaningful when they are performed. Doing so uncovers certain emotions, enunciations, and gestures not discernible through reading. I now have a greater respect and fascination with Greek tragedy and this experience as really enjoyable....
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- Spring '11
- Antigone (The Oedipus Plays), Antigone