Antigone is a play by Jean Anouilh first published in 1944.


Read our full plot summary and analysis of Antigone, scene by scene break-downs, and more.


See a complete list of the characters in Antigone and in-depth analyses of Antigone, Creon, The Chorus, and The Guards.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in Antigone, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


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Further Study

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