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According to Aristotle, a true tragic hero must be of high social rank: "highly renowned and prosperous."

Why does this definition exclude Antigone?

Select ALL that apply.

A

While Antigone was wealthy, as a woman, she wasn't respected by the Greek society of her time.

B

While Antigone was royalty, all her wealth was controlled by her uncle the king.

C

While Antigone was greatly loved and respected by the citizens of Thebes, she was still a woman and thus a second-class citizen.

D

While Antigone was a princess and a member of the royal family of Thebes, she was a woman and could not be considered independently prosperous.

E

While Antigone was a member of the royal house of Thebes, she wasn't considered prosperous because she didn't command anything or anyone.

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