What happens to all the characters in Antigone?  

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Antigone: Creon walls up Antigone in a cave. This is due to the Greek notion of miasma or ritual pollution. As Creon is afraid that killing her (a blood relative of his) would anger the gods, by placing her in the cave and leaving her to die rather than actually killing her, he makes her life or death a matter of the gods' will rather than murder. While in the cave though, Antigone commits suicide.

Creon survives at the end of the play, retaining rulership of Thebes, gaining in wisdom as he mourns the death of his wife and son.

Haemon, Creon’s son, commits suicide after Antigone's death.

Eurydice, Creon's wife, commits suicide after hearing of the death of her son Haemon.

Ismene, Antigone’s sister, is alive at the end of the play. We do not learn of her eventual fate.

Tiresias, the prophet, is also alive at the end of the play. In the Odyssey, his shade appears when Odysseus visits Hades.

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