Antigone: Scene 4, Ode 4

What is the purpose of an allusion? to evoke an idea with minimal words
CHORUS:In her brass-bound room fair Danae as wellendured her separation from the heaven’s light,a prisoner hidden in a chamber like a tomb,although she, too, came from a noble line.In this passage, the playwright uses allusion to __________. compare Antigone’s situation with Danae’s
Tragic events are related through __________. cause-and-effect relationships
What is the goal of the tragic playwright? to evoke pity and fear in the audience
Tragic plot events are structured to reveal __________. the downfall of the protagonist
Which ancient Greek belief is revealed through the causal relationships among tragic plot events? Nothing happens by chance.
CHORUS:And the hot-tempered child of Dryas,king of the Edonians, was put in prison,closed up in the rocks by Dionysus,for his angry mocking of the god.What mood does the playwright intend to evoke from the audience with this allusion? fear

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