It is only natural that an author use similar vessels of literature, such as figurative language, literary devices, and elements in his/her work it is even more time, and theme sophocles did this when he wrote oedipus rex and antigone we also see it at the end when the truth finally hits the tragic hero he rushes into. Oedipus rex, also known by its greek title, oedipus tyrannus or oedipus the king, is an athenian tragedy by sophocles that was first performed around 429 bc originally, to the ancient greeks, the title was simply oedipus (οἰδίπους), as it is referred to by aristotle in the poetics it is thought to have been renamed. Symbolism is any words, places, or objects that an author uses to convey meaning beyond what is literally meant in strophe 2 of the first episode of paul roche's translation of antigone, the chorus describes the death of polyneices with vivid imagery: he fell in a flaming arc / his brandished torch all quenched. Brecht's adaptation of sophocles' antigone in 1948 was openly a political gesture that aspired to the complete rationalization of greek tragedy in a letter from late december 1947, not far from the premiere of the play, he writes: 'hölderlin's language of antigone ['antigone'-sprache] would be worthy of a deeper study.
Sophocles' antigone sophocles: (c 496-405 bce) sophocles is recognized as one of the greatest of the ancient greek dramatists antigone is the second in his theban trilogy, though it the polarized emotions of antigone add to the suspense of the drama allowing the character's point of view to be vividly played out. Key to his success is the way he subtly positions his characters in distinct settings , exploited the use of dialogue and plans their actions -to shape and mould both antigone and creon, his leading characters as tragic heroes sophocles' stagecraft vividly solidifies both antigone and creon as tragic heroes.
The speech of the first messenger in the antigone (1192-1243) relates the catastrophe with which the tragedy culminates its effect was therefore of the highest importance now, if this speech had first related the terrible scene in antigone's tomb, and had then passed on to the quiet obsequies of polyneices, its rhetorical. A summary of antigone, lines 417–700 in sophocles's the oedipus plays learn exactly she tells him that all of thebes supports her but fears to speak out against the king just before the argument between antigone and creon, the sentry gives a vivid and disgusting description of the disinterment of polynices' corpse.
Literary devices enrich our reading experiences by creating depth and meaning in a story in this while sophocles uses various literary devices in antigone, five devices are especially helpful in analyzing his play: antigone's tragic story begins with the deaths of her brothers polyneices and eteocles.
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