Antigone by Sophocles: The Parados

Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows. CHORUS:Now victory with her glorious namehas come, bringing joy to well-armed Thebes. Which word describes the speaker’s tone in this passage? proud
Sophocles chooses specific words and phrases to reveal the ________ of the speaker. tone
Which event causes Eteocles and Polyneices to engage one another in battle? The Theban army counterattacks.
Sensory details are intended to impact the ________ of the audience. mood
Analyze the image below and answer the question that follows. Which event completes the graphic organizer? Each brother kills the other
Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.CHORUS LEADER:born of one father and one mother, too-who set their conquering spears against each other and then both shared a common death. Which statement summarizes this passage? Two brothers kill one another in battle.
Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.CHORUS LEADER:Zeus hates an arrogant boasting tongue.Seeing them march here in a mighty stream,in all their clanging golden pride, he hurled his fire and struck the man,up there, on out battlements, as he beganto scream aloud his victory. According to this passage, which personality trait did the ancient Greeks value? humility
Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows. CHORUS:O ray of sunlight,most beautiful that ever shoneTo which of the five senses does the imagery in this passage appeal? sight
What is not necessary when summarizing the parados? predicting outcomes
Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows. CHORUS:Standing above our homes,he ranged around our seven gates,with threats to swallow usand spears thirsting to kill. Which word describes the mood this passage creates for the audience? suspenseful

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