Antigone Changing Views Of The Chorus Essay — страница 2

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are paid in full with mighty blows of fate, and at long last those blows will teach us wisdom.? (Lines 1466-1471) This restates the point given iin the previous paragraph about the dangers of being too proud and the wrath with which the fates can strike when ignored. Why did the chorus change its loyalities? This is easily explained as a result of their stature in the town in which they live. Like in present times people often change their opinions about others based on their actions. A clear example of this is a presidential election, where a citizen bases who they vote for on the actions of a certain candidate. At first the members of the chorus act as loyal subjects, but as time progresses through the play and actions unfold, they break free from the binds of strict allegiance

to their king, and begin to support what is right.