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(Greek mythology) the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus

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Esta consideracion de la figura de Creon como un equilibrio me permite volver sobre la pregunta por la nocion que posee Holderlin de catarsis, sobre todo porque en estos comentarios se vuelve a establecer el cambio en la accion dramatica (la cesura) en la intervencion de Tiresias y en los vaticinios que este le hace a Creon.
Sophocles' Sentry is more of an egocentric character who curries favour with Creon in order to save his skin.
After his son leaves the stage, Creon manages one further jab, when he advises the Chorus to let Haemon do whatever he wants, even if it is not appropriate for a man (768).
These chains of induced suicides will finally change Creon who, in contrast to Antigone, learns to feel ashamed and openly regrets what he has, even if unknowingly, done.
The untenable contradiction between higher ideals and a world governed by Creon finds lyrical expression when Nizam plays a stringed instrument called a rebaab in the forlorn night.
In the aftermath of a civil war between a--supposedly loyal--brother Eteocles, and a--supposedly traitorous--brother Polynices, Creon stands for the manmade laws of the state (albeit sanctioned by the gods) in opposition to Antigone's claim to stand for the laws governing family and private life, which she claims are directly ordained by the gods and therefore self-evidently higher than any state law.
Creon said it sees the offshore marine rig vessel market as an attractive investment opportunity, due to sustained high-global demand and the high-oil price environment.
The enmity and rivalry between Creon and Oedipus from Oedipus Rex does not end throughout the play and we see Creon's attempt at getting Oedipus through his children in Oedipus at Colonus.
Hector trains her to fight evil cousin Creon using her lightning bolts.
King Creon, of course, does not want to hear this news.
Present on the occasion were, Creon Butler, Minister and Deputy High Commissioner, British High Commission, New Delhi, Gauri Singh, Joint Secretary, MNRE (Ministry of New and Renewable Energy), Govt.
has announced the commercial availability of Creon (pancrelipase) delayed-release capsules at pharmacies nationwide.
The enzyme product comes in a delayed-release capsule formulation and will be marketed as Creon by Solvay Pharmaceuticals.
Solvay Pharmaceuticals, a unit of Brussels-based Solvay SA, is seeking FDA approval to continue to sell its Creon capsules in the U.
With subtle reworking, the company comprised of two theater actors playing Antigone and Creon, and a flock of eight or so dancers.