Creon antigone's uncle, the powerfully built king creon is a weary, wrinkled man suffering the burdens of rule before the deaths of oedipus and his sons, he dedicated himself to art patronage but has now surrendered himself entirely to the throne. How to write a literary analysis essay the purpose of a literary analysis essay is to carefully examine and sometimes evaluate a work of literature or an aspect of a work of literature. Antigone is a complex play, one that defies ready interpretation it is a study of human actions, with complex emotions it is a study of human actions, with complex emotions each character represents a moral ideal, a moral argument, and the play becomes a great debate.
Narcissism and beyond: a psychoanalytic reading of frankenstein and fantasies of the double knarfenglishupennedu aspects of fantasy: selected essays from the second international conference on the fantastic in literature and film. Hamlet and oedipus from oedipus the king, by sophocles, have striking similarities which augment hamlet's oedipus complex 'the oedipus complex' is a psychoanalytic theory which encompasses the idea of unconsciously desiring the parent of the opposite sex, while desiring to eliminate the parent of the same sex. Find great deals for suny series, intersections philosophy and critical theory: antigone, in her unbearable splendor : new essays on jacques lacan's the ethics of psychoanalysis by charles freeland (2014, paperback.
After rejecting tiresias angrily, creon reconsiders and decides to bury polynices and free antigone but creon's change of heart comes too late antigone has hanged herself and haemon, in desperate agony, kills himself as well on hearing the news of her son's death, eurydice, the queen, also kills herself, cursing creon. Trained as both a poet and as a literary and cultural theorist at suny/buffalo's center for the psychoanalytic study of the arts, mary cappello composes essays, memoir, literary nonfiction and experiments in prose, always with the aim of bringing a poetic sensibility into concert with a scholarly ethos. In outlaw fathers in victorian and modern british literature: queering patriarchy (fairleigh dickinson up, 2014), helena gurfinkel offers an insightful new vision of fatherhood through an engagement with english literature, freudian psychoanalysisand queer theory. Essays and criticism on sophocles, including the works antigone, oedipus tyrannus, electra, oedipus at colonus - magill's survey of world literature.
Download antigone in her unbearable splendor new essays on jacques lacans the ethics of psychoanalysis antigone in her unbearable pdf oedipus, king of thebes, sends his brother-in-law, creon, to ask advice of the oracle at delphi, concerning a. The analytical essay outline example is a guide for students, professionals, or those people who simply love to write so that they can make properly-structured and well-thought-out essays and analytical compositions. Interdisciplinary study of trauma significantly in literature 21 interdisciplinary studies the alliance between feminism, psychoanalysis, postmodernism, and literary criticism can create a new form of epistemology for feminist.
This chapter analyses jean anouilh's antigone and the controversy of the nazi appropriation of greek mythology it uses the particular history of the play to highlight the ethical complexity of reception and its relationship to feminism. A written study, evaluation and interpretation of a work of literature the literary criticism is a concept, formed on the basis of critical analysis and primarily estimates the value and merit of literary works for the presence or quality of certain parameters of literary characteristics. Psychoanalytic criticism builds on freudian theories of psychology while we don't have the room here to discuss all of freud's work, a general overview is necessary to explain psychoanalytic literary criticism. Odeipus the rex notes on classical tragedies and tragic heroes oedipus rex e-text lesson 1 objectives: students will become familiar with the oedipus legend and the concepts of tragic heroes and calssical tragedies.
Course description: students will focus this year on analyzing literature including poetry, short stories, novels, and plays students will develop their understanding of literary devices and terminology to be able to express researched critiques of literature students will produce a number of literary analysis papers as well as other essays. Introduction to literature week 1 essay- antigone june 6, 2013 in reading antigone, it's fairly natural to see antigone as a good, principled woman who is wronged by the dogmatic, inflexible creon. Psychoanalytic criticism and jane eyre what is psychoanalytic criticism it seems natural to think about literature in terms of dreams like dreams, literary works are fictions, inventions of the mind that, although based on reality, are by definition not literally true. The psychoanalytic study of society essays in honor of paul the society of biblical literature on jstor, the society of biblical literature (sbl.