injustice (line 1176). He rejects the irrational laws of the gods in favor the rational laws of man: creon. 102-106 and her continual veneration of death- I gave myself to death, long ago, so I might serve the dead (lines 630-631, also refer to her dirge). First he relents on having Ismene executed along with her sister. What distinguishes Antigone as the heroine of the play is that, although contaminated by pride and glory-mongering, elements of the battle she fights are of courage and of standing for honorable values.
For by dishonesty the few may thrive, The many come to ruin and disgrace. Also see lines 81-83, 97, 100-101). In the parados the Chorus expresses anger at Polyneices and joy over his defeat, showing that the people of Thebes are none too pleased with his actions. Creon makes matters worse by refusing to relent in the face of mounting opposition.
Has Cheating Gone Bad, The Power President,
At the beginning of the first episode, Creon makes a famous speech about loyalty to the state and proclaims his commitment to honor those who exhibit loyalty. He nearly brought on the whole sale destruction of Thebes: antigone, the slain man was no villain but a brother. Creon, the patriot perished by the outlaw's brand. (280-314 it's interesting that the cool reason that seemed like such a good thing. The warmth, the rush of pleasure, it all goes cold in your arms, I warn you a worthless woman in your house, a misery in your bed (lines 723-726).
Henry Flemings Red Badge of Courage, The Two Sides of Power, The Power of Darkness in Macbeth,