A man who thinks that only he is wise,
that he can speak and think like no one else,
when such men are exposed, then all can see
their emptiness inside. For any man,
even if he’s wise, there’s nothing shameful
in learning many things, staying flexible.
What is revealed about Creon through Haemon’s dialogue?
Creon is open to the advice of others.
Creon is not a smart man.
Creon is a lonely man.
Creon prefers to rely on his own wisdom.
A man can be ruined by love.
Love can cause family strife.
Eros controls love.
Gods are immune to the power of love.
set Antigone free with a warning
arrest Antigone and sentence her to death
provide Polyneices with an appropriate burial
relinquish the throne to his son
We must obey
whatever man the city puts in charge,
no matter what the issue—great or small,
just or unjust.
Which argument does Creon make to defend his decision to arrest and execute Antigone?
Everyone must obey the king.
Only a just king must be obeyed.
Only an unjust king can be questioned.
Haemon is not ready to be king.