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the answer he wants to hear. At this point, Creon is blind to reason, to proud to admit he is anything but absolutely correct in this matter. It seems that Creon falls under the category of other Greek figures (Achilles, Odysseus, etc.) whose pride and stubborn nature proves to be their undoing. The true lesson to be learned from this play may be spoken by Teiresias, "It is a fool who is governed by self-will."