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Creon's Corruption How has Creon become a corrupted leader?

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Wow!  Thanks for all your research and putting Creon on the couch! :)  That makes good sense.  Wouldn't it be fun for students to pretend like they had Creon on for a good grilling from Dr. Phil or Oprah??  I love to make them use the text but have fun with it.  You could ask them to do the research you've done, have a modern "stage" but ask for the responses to be from the text or from reserach.

Someday I'll have to post a video of my former students re-enacting the scene of Grendel and his mother in Beowulf.  It is a hoot!  They made costumes, had swords, memorized lines.  (More than one told me they may not remember everything, but they'll never forget what made Grendel so angry.  I guess I'll save that for my Beowulf DQs.)

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Oh...and one more thing...He was close to Jocasta's sons, but not her daughters, Antigone and Ismene, who left with Oedipus after he blinded himself. He was a "man's man" and had no patience for the "whims" of women.  I mean, good grief, his own sister...

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