religious experience of many Haitians into the content of the play through the introduction of several Loa from the pantheon of Haitian Vodou as voiced entities throughout the performance. University of Texas Press. Antigone and the Chorus discuss understanding The 1993 MIdwest Flooding Disaster the curse that has been placed on her family. Polyneices, have killed each other in battle, and, i, as the next in blood, have succeeded to the full power of the throne. He does this in order to save Athens from the moral destruction which seems imminent. Puerto Rican playwright Luis Rafael Snchez 's 1968 play La Pasin segn Antgona Prez sets Sophocles' play in a contemporary world where Creon is the dictator of a fictional Latin American nation, and Antgona and her 'brothers' are dissident freedom fighters.
"The Jayne Lecture: Title Deeds: Translating a Classic" (PDF). A contemporary play adaptation that addresses the theme of racial discrimination. Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag. Scene 5 : Teiresias, the paradoxical blind seer, shows up at Creon's house to inform him of the stupidity of his law. He is here warned that it is, but he defends it and insults the prophet of the Gods. Chorus of Theban Elders.
The Three Theban Plays: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus. 16 Antigone comments to Ismene, regarding Creon's edict, that "He has no right to keep me from my own." 17 Related to this theme is the question of whether Antigone's will to bury her brother is based on rational thought or instinct, a debate whose. Modern adaptations edit Drama edit Felix Mendelssohn composed a suite of incidental music for Ludwig Tieck 's staging of the play in 1841. Creon: Sold your soul for some silver: thats all youve done. She appears towards the end and only to hear confirmation of her son Haemons death.