The Tragic Hero in Antigone - Term Paper
Lawrence Danson in the essay “Tragic Alphabet” discusses the hesitation in action by the hero; this is related to his hesitation in speech: To speak or act in a world where all speech and action are equivocal seeming is, for Hamlet, both perilous and demeaning, a kind of whoring.
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In Sophocles’s Antigone, the two protagonists, Antigone and her uncle Creon, could both claim the title of ‘tragic hero’. But which of these is the real deal?
King Kreon is the tragic hero in Antigone because he is the main character and he is opposed by an antagonist, Antigone, who disobeys Kreon’s decree to not bury Polynices’ body....