My claim is that Antigone had a right to fight for her brothers justice to a

My claim is that antigone had a right to fight for

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My claim is that Antigone had a right to fight for her brother’s justice to a proper burial and was just in her actions despite them breaching the laws of Thebes. She saw Polynecies as a human, as her brother, not as a sub-human traitor. Proof/Point 1 (Evidence in text to support claim . Cite specific sections) “ANTIGONE I urge no more; nay, wert thou willing still, I would not welcome such a fellowship. Go thine own way; myself will bury him. How sweet to die in such employ, to rest,-- Sister and brother linked in love's embrace-- A sinless sinner, banned awhile on earth, But by the dead commended; and with them I shall abide for ever. As for thee, Scorn, if thou wilt, the eternal laws of Heaven.” (69-76) Proof/Point 2 (Evidence in text to support claim . Cite specific sections) “ANTIGONE The slain man was no villain but a brother. CREON The patriot perished by the outlaw's brand. ANTIGONE
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Nathless the realms below these rites require. CREON Not that the base should fare as do the brave. ANTIGONE Who knows if this world's crimes are virtues there?” (515-523) Proof/Point 3 (If necessary) C. Claim about Kreon’s Side ( state what is the claim that you will be making about Kreon ) Kreon’s reasoning for not burying Polyneices was that he had betrayed his country and did such not deserve one. However, I believe that regardless of a person’s actions, they
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