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How does Haemon react to seeing his father and why?
How does Haemon react when he hears the news of his father’s order? he tries to convince him to change his mind by giving him info to be more open minded. You just studied 16 terms!
What does Haemon suggest to his father?
Haemon proceeds to display his affection and concern for his father by encouraging him to listen to other reasonable people, so he will not make a terrible decision. He then reminds Creon that stubborn individuals often needlessly suffer because they do not listen to others.
What does Haimon tell his father about Antigone’s crime?
Haimon tells his father that the people only obey him out of fear and that they will say whatever he wants to hear.
Does Haemon try to kill his father?
When Creon arrived at the tomb where she was to be left, his son Haemon threatens him and tries to kill him, but ends up taking his own life. Creon’s wife Eurydice, informed of Haemon’s death, took her own life in grief.
What tragedy falls on Creon’s family?
As a Greek tragedy, “Antigone” has a basic idea: man learns through suffering. Through his suffering Creon learns his mistake.
What is Creon’s greatest fear?
War Angering the gods
Creon’s greatest fear is: War. Angering the gods.
What does Haemon view as God’s greatest gift to man?
what is Haemon’s attitude (at first) toward his father? According to Haemon, what is God’s greatest gift to man? she deserves honor because she didn’t do anything wrong. According to Haemon, what do others say about condemning Antigone to death?
Does Haemon agree with his father?
According to Haemon, do the people of Thebes support his father’s decision? according to haemon, the people of thebes do not support his father decision. he respects his father but not his decision.
Who is the god who must not be made angry?
Who is the god who must not be made angry, according to Ode 2? Zeus.
What is the most wonderful of all the world’s wonders?
Man is the most wonderful of all the world’s wonders. Of all the winds, man has made himself secure against all except one.
Why does Eurydice kill herself?
She appears briefly in Sophocles’ Antigone (as an “archetypal grieving, saddened mother” and an older counterpart to Antigone), to kill herself after learning, from a messenger, that her son Haemon and his betrothed, Antigone, have both committed suicide.
Why does Creon’s son kill himself?
By the time Creon finally realized that it was the gods who held the highest power, it was too late. Creon also states that his son is like a slave to Antigone and mocks his son for not respecting his power. This causes Haemon to rush off, dejected, and later causes him to commit suicide.