What is Antigone’s downfall?

For example, her conviction to her brother’s right to a proper burial gave her the strength to carry out such a task despite the threat of her life, which did end her life. Her stubborn loyalty gave her strength to carry out her beliefs, and in the end, she met her downfall.

Who is the true tragic hero in Antigone?


In Sophocles’ Antigone, translated by Ian Johnston, the overall tragic hero is Creon. Creon becoming king brings new laws that are not accepted by everyone’s morals and they do not all follow the laws of the gods.