The Laws in Thebes

The Ending of Antigone

Opening

Engage in a discussion with your classmates about the ending of Antigone.

  • Clarify the events of the last part of the play.
  • What does the play say about the rule of law?

As the discussion comes to an end, revisit Justice: Take a Stand from Lesson 1.

  • Have you changed any of your positions after reading Antigone?

Discuss the changes you notice with your classmates.