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In Ancient Greece, all forms of art, including plays, were created to benefit the state.

In what way could Antigone be said to benefit the state?

A

The play was used to demonstrate that in the conflict between divine and common law, Athens was always on the right side of this debate.

B

The conflict of divine law versus common law forced the ancient Greeks to become better citizens by not simply blindly accepting state rules but also questioning their veracity.

C

The conflict of divine law versus common law reinforced the idea that man must take a gods-first approach.

D

The conflict of divine law versus common law reminded the ancient Greeks to always pray for guidance before making major decisions around the laws.

E

The conflict of divine law versus common law proved to be an enlightening reminder to the Greeks about which laws to prioritize.

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