Historical and social contexts have an influence on they way in which Antigone is constructed

“Antigone”, by Jean Anouilh, is a political allegory written during the Nazi occupation of France in the early 1940’s. The play served as a way for Anouilh to subtly persuade the people of France to rebel against the Nazi regime and state power. At the time, when “Antigone” was first performed, the French Resistance worked … Read moreHistorical and social contexts have an influence on they way in which Antigone is constructed