Antigone and Ismene . Sophocles presented an absolute contradiction
between them : Ismene was an obedient , timid , calm girl , very beautiful
and womanly . Antigone , on the contrary differed a lot from other young
girls , she was intractable , resistant , sallow . Antigone hated the idea
that she was born woman , she was deprived of the feminine qualities for
attracting attention of men and becoming...