Antigone (The Theban Plays, #3)

Antigone (The Theban Plays, #3) The Curse Placed On Oedipus Lingers And Haunts A Younger Generation In This New And Brilliant Translation Of Sophocles Classic Drama The Daughter Of Oedipus And Jocasta, Antigone Is An Unconventional Heroine Who Pits Her Beliefs Against The King Of Thebes In A Bloody Test Of Wills That Leaves Few Unharmed Emotions Fly As She Challenges The King For The Right To Bury Her Own Brother Determined But Doomed, Antigone Shows Her Inner Strength Throughout The Play.Antigone Raises Issues Of Law And Morality That Are Just As Relevant Today As They Were Than Two Thousand Years Ago Whether This Is Your First Reading Or Your Twentieth, Antigone Will Move You As Few Pieces Of Literature Can.To Make This Quintessential Greek Drama Accessible To The Modern Reader, This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition Includes A Glossary Of Difficult Terms, A List Of Vocabulary Words, And Convenient Sidebar Notes By Providing These, It Is Our Intention That Readers Will Fully Enjoy The Beauty, Wisdom, And Intent Of The Play. Suck on that, Creon They named the play after her. Love, you mock us for your sportI will always love and cherish this book Antigone has always been one of my favorite heroines She s strong, brave and complex To put it in simple terms Antigone makes for one hell of a kick ass heroine There s nothing like a good Greek tragedy But I do Greek drama Love me some Greek melodrama I will leave you with this thought Some ideals are worth dying forI am not afraid of the danger, if it means death, It will not be the worst of deaths Love, you mock us for your sportI will always love and cherish this book Antigone has always been one of my favorite heroines She s strong, brave and complex To put it in simple
Antigone is a real heroine she stands up for what she believes in She was faced with a strong dilemma The law of man, the word of her uncle the king, demands that her brother s body remains unburied in the open with no funeral rights, to be savaged by animals For King Creon, this is a symbolic justice for a traitor and a rebel, but the laws of the God s, and the ruling of Antigone s own mind, demands that she gives him libations death rights that all men deserve S
Antigone, SophoclesAntigone Ancient Greek is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before 441 BC It is the third of the three Theban plays chronologically, but was the first written The play expands on the Theban legend that predated it and picks up where Aeschylus Seven Against Thebes ends In the beginning of the play, two brothers leading opposite sides in Thebes civil war died fighting each other for the thr
Your soul is blowing apart The chorus in Anne Carson s translation of Sophocles ANTIGONEI love Antigone I think it is one of the very best of the Greek tragedies no one of the very best of all tragedies ever written.Random thought I suspect there is a play that is part of this cycle that is missing a play that focuses on the brothers.This review will not focus on the play itself, but on the wonderful translation by Anne Carson Anne Carson is a poet She is a wordsmith in the highestYour soul is blowing apart The chorus in Anne Carson s translation of Sophocles ANTIGONEI love Antigone I think it is one of the very best of the Greek tragedies no
Book Review4 out of 5 stars to Antigone, the third in a trilogy of Theban plays written around 441 BC yes, almost 2500 years ago by Sophocles In my junior year of high school, our Advanced Placement English teacher assigned all three Theban plays This is a mini review on the final one, Antigone, which was my second favorite Oedipus Rex was of course, my favorite In this Greek tragedy, Antigone, Oedipus Rex s daughter, fights to have a proper burial for her brother She is strong willBook Review4 out of 5 stars to Antigone, the third in a trilogy of Theban plays written around 441 BC yes, almost 2500 years ago by Sophocles In my junior year of high school,
Antigone is a strong contender in the Plays That Keep You Awake at Night competition The background of the story reads, no surprise, like a Greek tragedy Antigone is the orphaned daughter of Jocasta and Oedipus the mother and father brother team from Oedipus Rex who has now lost both her brothers as well they killed each other fighting over who got to rule Thebes Uncle Creon, the new king, decreed that the traitor brother is to go unburied The conflict is that Antigone plans to ignore Antigone is a strong contender in the Plays That Keep You Awake at Night competition The background of the story reads, no surprise, like a Greek tragedy Antigone is the orphaned daughter of Jocasta and Oedipus the mother and father brother team from Oedipus Rex who has now lost both her brothers as well they killed each other fighting over who got to rule Thebes Uncle Creon, the new king, decreed that the traitor brother is to go u
This drama highlights the differences between state and divine law Especially interesting is the language Sophocles has done very well to portray this conflict Even after 2500 years still a worth reading, profound text. The family or the state6 May 2012 This is probably the closest of all of the Greek tragedies to a Shakespearian tragedy This is due to the end of the play having a huge bodycount and the action of the play is driven by one person s fatal flaw not that I actually believe in the fatal flaw argument, but that is beside the point However it is not Antigone who has the fatal flaw in this play but rather Creon, the king of Thebes Unfortunately we cannot really look to Oedipus at Colonus to se
Wait, no, THIS is my favorite of the Oedipus cycle My love is fickle How did I not remember how good this was The extended speeches are just as incredible as those in the other two plays, but what Antigone has over them is lightning quick back and forth arguments that made my heart pound just from how good they were I d also forgotten how interesting the character of Antigone is she milks that walk to her death for everything it s worth , and how much Sophocles plays with gender stereotypes Wait, no, THIS is my favorite of the Oedipus cycle My love is fickle How did I not remember how good this was The extended speeches are just as incredible as those in the other two plays, but what Antigone has over them is lightning quick back and forth arguments that made my heart pound just from how good they were I d also forgotten how interesting the character of Antigone is she milks that walk to her death for everything

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  • Paperback
  • 80 pages
  • Antigone (The Theban Plays, #3)
  • Sophocles
  • English
  • 02 August 2019
  • 1580493882