“The Tree Theban Plays” by sophocles
In Sophocles’ Antigone, the chorus proposes that “speech and thought” give human being “the mood and ming for law that rules the city” similarly, harmon tells creaon that “reason” is the finest of the god’s gifts to humanity. sophocles’s play introduces us to an old or better, a classical ideal of citizens with one another. is there room in modern politics for at least some echo of this ideal? if so, where? does antigone offer us warning about how we should, or shouldn’t. pursuc this classical ideal today? (Draw on at least one of your observation report and at least one of the later reading assignment, in aIDition to antigone, in developing your answer.