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The first messenger tells Queen Eurydice and the elders how Haemon killed himself in grief and anger over Antigone's death. He ends his account with the statement: "Creon shows the world that of all the ills afflicting men, the worst is lack of judgment."

To what lack of judgment is the messenger referring?

Choose the BEST answer.

A

Taking the throne after Oedipus' sons killed each other.

B

Arguing with Haemon at their last meeting.

C

Issuing the edicts to ban Polynices' burial and bury Antigone alive.

D

Refusing to listen to Haemon and Eurydice when they tried to convince him to change his edicts about Polynices and Antigone.

E

Forcing the Chorus to make sure Polynices stayed unburied.

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