Sigmund Freud discusses the idea of the id, which is the part of us that controls our impulses and wild behaviors, such as having pride. Therefore, the characters in Antigone are driven by their id, which eventually leads to their death and demise.
Creon refuses to give Polynices a proper burial because of his power-hungry ego, but will give Eteocles one, as shown here.
According to Freud, homosexuality is a horrible perversion that stems from your id, similar to the negative traits the "Antigone" characters portray. (C-B, 24 Feb 14).
This depicts the scene of Haemon killing himself to be with his beloved Antigone, due to Creon's choices. (Sophocles 53).
Eurydices final words, calling Creon a child killer, are support for how his actions caused grief and the death of two family members (Sophocles 58).
Antigone's pride led to her death as she believed it was better to die doing what she felt was right. This image can be seen as Antigone dead with the earth beneath her.
Antigone's pride is shown when she openly admits to trying to bury Polynices, which is like asking Creon to kill her (Sophocles 20).
This shows a woman indulging in a drink, which is another way the id escapes people; with consumption. (C-B, 24 Feb 14).
Tiresias warns Creon that Thebes will be cursed if he does not take back placing Antigone in a tomb. This piece shows the destruction and chaos that could occur if Creon is reluctant.
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