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What is the nature of rebellion in Antigone?

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Rebellion is shown to be something that resides in the most basic expressions of one's state of being in the world.  Sophocles, through Antigone as a character, shows how individuals must act upon the rebellion that they feel is essential to express.  Antigone is committed to her rebellious actions from the start of the drama all the way through its very end.  She never wavers.  Rebellion is shown to be something that requires acting.  It cannot be...

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