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Aristotle's classical units Antigone is a play that obeys aristotle's classical unities and keeps strictly to them. explain the statement, using the follwing clues, with refrence to the Poetics.

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The plot of the play focuses on one subject only: Creon's command not to not bury Polyneices, and Antigone's defiance of that command because he is her brother and the gods demand burial of the dead. There are no subplots. All other characters only serve to enhance the theme and conflict above. Ismene is afraid. Creon's son, Haemon supports his fiance, Antigone . There is no "action" in the play, it all only a series of conversations, and those conversations are thought-provoking, argumentative, and emotional. The audience can see Creon's point about Polyneices seeming to be a traitor, but still knows that Creon is...

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In reply to #2 and #3: how would apply them with these clues

-the plot is in one piece but has a highly dramatic quality.

-lifelike characters

-vigorous dialoge

-gripping action

ps. i want to make a whole paragraph on this topic.