Antigone...hero Or Fool?

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The king is made aware of the sympathy Antigone is receiving from his son Haemon. "And I have heard them muttering and whispering in the dark about this girl. They say no woman has ever so unreasonably, died so shameful a death for a generous act." (Ode II, scene III, line 65-67)...
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They say no woman has ever so unreasonably, died so shameful a death for a generous act." (Ode II, scene III, line 65-67). It is here that we must look back at the quality possessed by a tragic hero in Greek literature, the main one in this play being: having a single flaw that brings about their own death and the death of others...
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