Antigone

How is Winston from 1984 similar to Antigone or the prisoner in Plato’s cave?

Use 1984 as your vantage point to look back into the past (Plato, Augustine, etc.) AND to analyze the present. How is Winston from 1984 similar to Antigone or the prisoner in Plato’s cave? How is he different? How is Winston’s world similar to the one in which we find ourselves living today? How is […]

How does Antigone demonstrate pre-feminist ethics?

Discussion Details T ART 101 – Intro To Theatre #1337 – Winter 2021 Criteria You will have an Antigone Paper assigned next week where you will write two paragraphs about a topic that I assign. This discussion is an opportunity to prepare for that assignment with your peers and me, as I will be responding […]

How does Antigone demonstrate pre-feminist ethics?

Criteria You will have an Antigone Paper assigned next week where you will write two paragraphs about a topic that I assign. This discussion is an opportunity to prepare for that assignment with your peers and me, as I will be responding to every post to try and clear things up about the play. In […]

Compare the tension that arises between legality and moral justice in “Shooting an Elephant” and Antigone.

1. Contrast the effects of power on Creon in the play and on Orwell’s narrator in “Shooting an Elephant.” How does the political power in each story shape Antigone or Orwell for the better or for the worse? 2. Compare the tension that arises between legality and moral justice in “Shooting an Elephant” and Antigone. […]

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