Legal Speech and Argumentation in the Antigone
From: Antigone v. Creon
Explanation of the legal connotations of the words, phrases, and metaphors used in the play.
Roger S. Fisher
Roger S. Fisher teaches in the Department of Humanities at York University, Toronto, Ontario. He has a B.A. in classics from the University of Ottawa, an M.A. in classics from McMaster University, and a Ph.D. in ancient history from McMaster University (with study at the American Numismatic Society in New York and at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece). He also has a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a barrister and solicitor licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada. He has published articles and taught courses that deal with law, literature, and culture from classical antiquity to the modern world. He is an honorary lifetime member of the Classical Association of Canada and a recipient of a teaching award in the Department of Humanities at York University.