Oedipus And Antigone

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Oedipus and Antigone

A tragic champion is shown in both the performances Oedipus the King and Antigone in writing by Sophocles. Oedipus and Creon are both tragic heroes with numerous likenesses and differences. Antigone, although is more of a factual up to date champion rather that an very vintage Greek tragic hero (Lucas, pp 67-389). Oedipus is self-confident, smart, and powerful willed. Ironically these are the very traits which convey about his tragic discovery. Creon on the other hand does what the persons desire him to manage and does not manage what he feels right which directs him to his downfall (Winnington-Ingram, ...
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