Antigone Study Guide Scene 5

According to Teiresias, what is the “new calamity” that Creon brought to Thebes? She warns Creon that the gods disapprove of his desecration of the corpse of Polynices and will punish him by killing Haemon.
In lines 48-61, what does Creon accuse Teiresias of wanting from him? He accuses her of taking bribes and refuses to believe her warning.
What does Teiresias predict for Creon in lines 70-87? What crime has Creon committed to deserve this? His son Haemon will die because he refused to honor the dead and free the girl who tried to follow what the gods want.
What does the Choragus tell Creon he must do to prevent this? He must free Antigone and put Eurydices in the tomb in her place.
What is a Paean? A paean is a prayer dedicated to Dionysus and the last ode of the play.

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