History TearJerker / OedipusTheKing

11th Mar '17 11:59:36 PM salithewitch
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%%* This Troper recently went to see it in London (with Ralph Fiennes), and in the last moments of the play, they had one of the daughters pull away from Creon, run back to her father, and lead him offstage, presumably intended to be Antigone. It was sweet, in a heartbreaking sort of way, until this Troper remembered what actually ''happened'' to Antigone, and connected that fate with the little girl on the stage... then it was just heartbreaking.

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%%* This Troper recently went to see it in London (with Ralph Fiennes), and in the last moments of the play, they had one of the daughters pull away from Creon, run back to her father, and lead him offstage, presumably intended to be Antigone. It was sweet, in a heartbreaking sort of way, until this Troper remembered what actually ''happened'' to Antigone, and connected that fate with the little girl on the stage... then it was just heartbreaking.heartbreaking.
* Seeing the GreekChorus cry for their king is heartbreaking in of itself
13th Sep '16 10:29:14 AM Thepenguinking2
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* This Troper recently went to see it in London (with Ralph Fiennes), and in the last moments of the play, they had one of the daughters pull away from Creon, run back to her father, and lead him offstage, presumably intended to be Antigone. It was sweet, in a heartbreaking sort of way, until this Troper remembered what actually ''happened'' to Antigone, and connected that fate with the little girl on the stage... then it was just heartbreaking.

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* %%* This Troper recently went to see it in London (with Ralph Fiennes), and in the last moments of the play, they had one of the daughters pull away from Creon, run back to her father, and lead him offstage, presumably intended to be Antigone. It was sweet, in a heartbreaking sort of way, until this Troper remembered what actually ''happened'' to Antigone, and connected that fate with the little girl on the stage... then it was just heartbreaking.
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