Why is Antigone not a tragic hero?

In Antigone by Sophocles the tragic hero is not Antigone because she only meets the characteristic of a tragic flaw, hers being pride, but doesn ‘t meet the other three characteristics of a…show more content…

Who is the tragic hero in the play 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.