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she didn?t want to give her uncle, Creon, the satisfaction of knowing that he had killed her. So, to spite Creon Antigone went to a cave and killed herself. In conclusion, Oedipus and Antigone are tragic heroes in the eyes of Aristotle. Both were high in social class, however, had a downfall due to their na?ve behavior. The mistake(s) made by Oedipus and Antigone resulting in their ultimate demise. If Oedipus had not tried to cheat fate he would have lived a long, happy life. Just the same, if Antigone had not decided to go against the laws of her uncle she would not have been forced to kill herself. Both were tragic heroes due to their na?ve conduct.