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Figurative Language in Antigone

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Sidney Wilson

on 4 December 2015

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Transcript of Figurative Language in Antigone

Significance
Enhanced Meaning
-Helped the reader see how citizens wanted to be seen as "Angels" in the Gods eyes
-Creon's character showed how bad people tried to please the Gods
- The chorus contributed to the theme of fate and freewill and how it is inescapable

Allusions
- Allusions are indirect or passing references
- In Antigone the Greek Gods are taken as allusion examples
- Also the chorus make an allusion of fate in the beginning if the play

Paradox
-A Paradox is a statement or conclusion the contradicts itself in the end
-In Antigone the paradox is the act of doing the right thing
-Creon and Antigone contradict in the theme of justice

Significance
- Antigone and Creon both thought they were carrying out the right deed of justice
-In the end they had negative fates with bad impacts
-Antigone ended up dead and Creon's family died
-Their mindsets contradicted each other
Enhanced Meaning
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Figurative Language in Antigone
Presented by:Sidney Carlos Sarah Fernanda

-The play includes several references to Zeus,Poseidon and Hades
-Very powerful figures
-The chorus were used as a references to show their overall part in Greek culture

-Creon and Antigone stuck to their morals like one should
-In the end it didn't help
-Should one stick to their beliefs no matter what or be able to compromise and meet in the middle?


Antigone. Thebes, 441. 46. Print.



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