Antigone- Scene 4 and Ode 4

In Scene 4, it is ironic thata.Antigone faces a tragic fate just as her father didb.the Choragos sympathize totally with Antigone c.Creon wants to release Antigone d.Haimon plans to free Antigone A
The primary dramatic purpose of the dialogue between Antigone and the Chorus isa.provide a humorous interludeb.debate responsibility for the tragedyc.explain Creon’s motivesd.reveal Oedipus’s character B
What metaphor does Antigone make use of in describing her tomb?a.”a bridal bed”b.”an eternal rock of torment”c.”a nest of freedom”d.”a stone of vengeance” A
The literary device used in Ode 4 to comment on the action of the play isa.alliterationb.foreshadowingc.flashbackd.mythical allusion D
What figure of speech does Sophocles use when he describes Dryas’s son sealed up by Dionysos in deaf stone? B
At the opening of Scene 4, Antigone’s mood has shifted to sadnessb.defiance to sorrowc.anger to joyd.resignation to sorrow B
The image that Antigone uses for the crime of Oedipus and its curse on her family isa.a scarb.a firec.a infection D
In Anti-strophe 2, the last few lines of Ode 4, the Chorus places responsibility for Antigone’s death upona.Antigone herselfb.Creonc.the family cursed.Niobe A
Antigone hopes that Creon willa.receive forgiveness from the godsb.realize the errors of his waysc.receive a punishment equal to her ownd.become more sensitive to the needs of his people C
In scene 4, Creon cries out:”Take her, go! You know your orders; take her to the vault. And leave her alone there. And if she lives or dies, That’s her affair, not ours; our hands are clean”These lines suggest that Creona.believes Antigone to have supernatural powersb.feels uneasy about his decision c.believes that death is Antigone’s stalling for time until he makes a final decision B
Awe wonder or fear
Blasphemy An act or statement that shows disrespect for God
Vault a burial chamber
To Transgress to break or violate a law or oath
To Profane to treat something sacred with contempt or abuse
Revel boisterous merrymaking
Wrath anger, rage
Untrammeled not prevented from moving freely
Vigil religious devotions in preparation for death
Dirge a slow, sad song, as for a funeral

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