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How is Antigone's death by committing suicide significant to her beliefs?
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When Antigone refuses to obey the order of Creon to not bury her brother’s body, she makes what is in our world a political protest against what she considers an unjust and immoral law. Her refusal to obey Creon's edict to leave her brother's body to be consumed by wild animals leads to her capture and to her death. Although Creon decides to execute Antigone, he later agrees to set her free because the “mob” wants her to live. She could then, escape death. By taking her own life (she hangs herself), she again refuses to submit to Creon demands. Although she ends her life, she does so on her own terms, not on his.
Posted by sagetrieb on October 31, 2007 at 8:23 PM (Answer #2)
Antigone death is a relationship with her suicide to her beliefs is that she was tired of obeying man laws and came to relaization that god laws were right so she went out to bury her brother and its a relationship with the suicide because she knew what creon was doing is wrong and the "mob" decides to let her go.
Posted by randallartess on November 17, 2010 at 11:42 AM (Answer #3)
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