Antigone , in Greek legend , the daughter born of the unwittingly incestuous union of Oedipus and his mother, Jocasta. Returning to Thebes, they attempted to reconcile their quarreling brothers— Eteocles , who was defending the city and his crown, and Polyneices , who was attacking Thebes. Both brothers, however, were killed, and their uncle Creon became king. After performing an elaborate funeral service for Eteocles, he forbade the removal of the corpse of Polyneices, condemning it to lie unburied, declaring him to have been a traitor. Antigone, moved by love for her brother and convinced of the injustice of the command, buried Polyneices secretly.
Résumé d'Antigone en arabe - نجاح نت
Of the three Theban plays Antigone is the third in order of the events depicted in the plays, but it is the first that was written. Antigone is made up of episodes i. The choral odes have two main functions: they offer a reflection on the events unfolding, and they allow time for the three actors to change costumes. Prior to the beginning of the play, brothers Eteocles and Polynices , leading opposite sides in Thebes ' civil war, died fighting each other for the throne. Creon , the new ruler of Thebes and brother of the former Queen Jocasta, has decided that Eteocles will be honored and Polynices will be in public shame. The rebel brother's body will not be sanctified by holy rites and will lie unburied on the battlefield, prey for carrion animals like vultures and jackals , the harshest punishment at the time. Antigone and Ismene are the sisters of the dead Polynices and Eteocles.
Antigone Résumé En Anglais
Antigone is a Canadian drama film directed by Sophie Deraspe. An adaptation of the ancient Greek play Antigone by Sophocles , the film transposes the story to a modern day refugee family in Montreal. It was filmed in Greater Montreal in The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and received positive reviews. While Antigone achieves straight As in high school, Polynice descends into a life of crime with the street gang, the Habibis.
She is a sister of Polynices , Eteocles , and Ismene. She is the protagonist of the eponymous play by Sophocles. Antigone and her sister Ismene are seen at the end of Oedipus Rex as Oedipus laments the "shame" and "sorrow" he is leaving his daughters to. He then begs Creon to watch over them, but in his grief reaches to take them with him as he is led away. Creon prevents him from taking the girls out of the city with him.