• Antigone Detroit Gale
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    Antigone is a play that is based on the conflict between a young girl and a new King. The young girl, Antigone, is appalled by the King's, Creon's, words. No one is to bury or in any way show respect to her fallen brother, Polyneices. However, Creon is appalled that the traitor, Polyneices, led the attack against his beloved city, Thebes. Scholars have long debated over which side is right: Antigone standing up for her family or Creon defending his city. The death and burial rites of Polyneices ...