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Antigone

Antigone

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Sophocles

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Antigone Mortality Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Line). We used Francis Storr's translation found on Project Gutenberg.

Quote #7

SECOND MESSENGER
Hearing the loud lament above her son
With her own hand she stabbed herself to the heart. (1316-1317)

Eurydice’s death strangely parallels Jocasta’s suicide, which was in response to the metaphorical death of her perception of Oedipus.

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