History YMMV / Antigone

15th Mar '15 10:46:21 PM JulianLapostat
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* MisaimedFandom: The Vichy government allowed the modern version of this play to be performed simply because they thought that Creon was a model leader. [[ThoseWackyNazis Hardly surprising.]]

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* MisaimedFandom: The Vichy government allowed the modern version of this play to be performed simply because they thought that Creon was a model leader. [[ThoseWackyNazis Hardly surprising.]]]]




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* VindicatedByHistory: Bernard Knox, the American classicist, noted that during World War II, when the Nazis put DeadGuyOnDisplay of partisans and resistants, and in the immediate aftermath, Antigone found new resonance and the Greek heroine was now seen as a woman who defies corrupt authority to honour her discredited family, claiming to follow her own code rather than that of the state.
2nd Jun '14 9:20:21 PM TheWildWestPyro
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** Nor is Creon the same man as the guy from {{Euripides}}' ''Theatre/{{Medea}}''--that guy was the king of Corinth, not Thebes.
2nd Jun '14 9:18:48 PM TheWildWestPyro
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* NamesTheSame: No, Creon's wife is not the same Eurydice whom Orpheus loved and tried to rescue from the Underworld.
1st Jun '14 2:38:06 PM IncreaseBlue
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* Alternatively, her disillusionment with life in the Anouilh play could be symptomatic of depression.

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* ** Alternatively, her disillusionment with life in the Anouilh play could be symptomatic of depression.
1st Jun '14 2:36:45 PM IncreaseBlue
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* Alternatively, her disillusionment with life in the Anouilh play could be symptomatic of depression.
18th Feb '14 7:25:51 AM TastySauce
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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Antigone: DoomedMoralVictor who just wanted peace for her brother or vain DeathSeeker who cared more about the legend she'd be by rebelling and then becoming a martyr?
** Creon: Stubborn KnightTemplar who wanted the best for his city, or crazed tyrant who only cared for the security of his own power?
* MisaimedFandom: The Vichy government allowed the modern version this play to be performed simply because they thought that Creon was a model leader. [[ThoseWackyNazis Hardly surprising.]]
* ValuesDissonance: Modern audiences cannot grasp the sense of honour and why is the burial ritual so important -- more important than preserving life.

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Antigone: Antigone. DoomedMoralVictor who just wanted peace for her brother brother, or vain DeathSeeker who cared more about the legend she'd be become by rebelling and then becoming a martyr?
** Creon: Creon. Stubborn KnightTemplar who wanted the best for his city, or crazed tyrant who only cared for the security of his own power?
* MisaimedFandom: The Vichy government allowed the modern version of this play to be performed simply because they thought that Creon was a model leader. [[ThoseWackyNazis Hardly surprising.]]
* ValuesDissonance: Modern audiences cannot grasp the Antigone's sense of honour and why is the burial ritual is so important -- more important than preserving life.life.

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6th Feb '14 4:37:59 PM ASplashingKoi
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Antigone: DoomedMoralVictor who just wanted peace for her brother or vain DeathSeeker who cared more about the legend she'd be by rebelling and then becoming a martyr?

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Antigone: DoomedMoralVictor who just wanted peace for her brother or vain DeathSeeker who cared more about the legend she'd be by rebelling and then becoming a martyr?



* MisaimedFandom: The Vichy government allowed the modern version this play to be performed simply because they thought that Creon was a model leader. [[ThoseWackyNazis Hardly surprising.]]

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* MisaimedFandom: The Vichy government allowed the modern version this play to be performed simply because they thought that Creon was a model leader. [[ThoseWackyNazis Hardly surprising.]]]]
* ValuesDissonance: Modern audiences cannot grasp the sense of honour and why is the burial ritual so important -- more important than preserving life.
17th Nov '12 8:16:35 AM RJSavoy
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* AlasPoorVillain: Creon. By the end of the play he's lost his whole family.
28th Sep '12 3:18:27 PM Tuckerscreator
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** Creon: Stubborn KnightTemplar who wanted the best for his city, or crazed tyrant who only cared for the security of his own power?
28th Sep '12 3:15:49 PM Tuckerscreator
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* AlasPoorVillain: Creon.

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* AlasPoorVillain: Creon. By the end of the play he's lost his whole family.
* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Antigone: DoomedMoralVictor who just wanted peace for her brother or vain DeathSeeker who cared more about the legend she'd be by rebelling and then becoming a martyr?
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