This sketch may serve to illustrate the powerful unity
Unity of motive.
The mode of the catastrophe.
The dramatic blemish.
1 In his first, or friendly, speech to Creon (998-1032) Teiresias says not a word concerning Antigone. Possibly he may be conceived as thinking that the burial of Polyneices would imply, as a consequence, the release of Antigone; though it is obvious that, from Creon's point of view, such an inference would be illogical: Antigone was punished because she had broken the edict; not because the burying of Polyneices was intrinsically wrong.
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