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This paper has two main purposes. The one is to recover the arguments of ideology in the era of post-ideology. And the other is to speculate on the discussions between Lacan and Žižek in connection with Antigone’s act. For Lacan, the tragic act of Antigone is the event of an ethical act of the Real. But for Žižek, that is not only the event of an ethical act but also the event of traversing the fantasy and the specters, which can show us the way how ideology operates. In short, Žižek designates the structural homology between the act of Antigone entering the Real and the way of ideology making the symbolic or symbolic field complete with fantasy and specters eliminated from the symbolic. If that is the case, what is the nodal point of joining two theorists’ insistences? That is the act of Antigone. Only through the act of Antigone, Lacanian the Real can get the title of ethics or ethical act of psychoanalysis. Likewise Žižekian project of recovering the polemics of ideology can be given the name of political approach to psychoanalysis with reinterpretation of Antigone’s act. In spite of his effort to interconnect the ethics of Lacanian psychoanalysis with his own political approach to psychoanalysis via Antigone’s act, Žižek fails to see through the Lacan’s cunning intention in his comments on Antigone’s act. What Žižek still cannot detect is Lacan’s hidden project to reinterpret Aristotle’s definition of tragedy in Poetics.