• anonymous
In Greek tragedy, hubris is excessive pride or vanity that causes characters to overstep their boundaries and then fall in vain. In Antigone, Creon displays hubris when he takes matters of life and death into his own hands rather than leave those decisions to the gods. Which of these excerpts from Antigone demonstrates Creon’s hubris CREON Our storm-tossed ship of state, now safe in port But you by special summons I convened As my most trusted councilors; first because I knew you loyal to Laius of old Again when Oedipus restored our State, Both while he ruled and when his rule was o'er,
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