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How do the portrayals of Antiqone and Electra share the common theme of pride?  Please be specific with supporting facts. How this theme is wanting in both Antigone's and Electra's portrayals?  

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I would say that the theme is not "wanting" in either character.  I would say that both Electra and Antigone share a very strong common bond through their dedication to and pride about their family honors.  Electra is determined to mourn the lost of her wrongly murdered father, and Antigone is determined to ignore the edicts of her uncle Creon in order to pay homage to her dead brother.  Both are very prideful and unapologetic about their families and their own right to behave in honorable homage to the dead.

From line 348, Electra says to her sister:

...You who, when I

did...

(The entire section contains 329 words.)

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