Antigone and Medea are two stories of females fighting back for what they want, or what they feel is ideal. These stories take spot in ancient Greece, about the time it was rising to power. Medea and Antigone are both sturdy characters. Even though at times can be very manipulative. Both ladies have distinctive type of moral requirements that controls the outcome and how far their willing to go.
Medea is normally incredibly demanding in acquiring what it is that she wants. Antigone, will do what she need to have to do in order to get what she wants. With Antigone she is goes against the law of a king to do what she believes is spirituality correct. In the middle of the evening she leaves the property and sneaks into a field to bury her dead brother. Medea killed lots of persons, such as her own sons and a princess, in order to get revenge on her cheating husband. The two girls both have to wait for a ideal time to strike. In the case of Medea, rapid, violent strikes. And with Antigone, a calm precise one particular. These women are very determined to get what they want.
In these stories becoming a sturdy lady seems to coincide with being manipulative. Medea lied and cheated good friends to try to obtain time in order to get what she desires. In this case what she desires is revenge against her ex-husband. She tricks a friend to give her saftey in Athens following she has committed her insane job. Medea even goes so far as to be in a position to con Creon, the king himself into providing her an extra day. This unwittingly provides her specifically what she wants. Antigone tries to manipulate other folks but is not as thriving as Medea. Antigone tries, without good results , to persuade her sister, Ismene, to assist her give their brother Polyneices a right burial. In this way they are much more like foxes, cunning but not generally finding it suitable. Their deceitful nature is their strength.
Even though both women do incorrect by the law of man, and Medea against the law of the gods, they do it for unique causes. In the beginning Medea kills numerous folks and monsters with tiny or no concern of the consequence. When the story offers with contemporary occasions Medea kills out of pure revenge and spite for Jason. She plots for weeks to kill Jason’s new bride and poisons…