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Antigone Final Exam

How are Antigone and Ismene related? Sisters How did the two brothers, Polyneices and Eteocles, die? They died in battle, killing each other. What is King Creon’s decree? No one is allowed to bury Polyneices What does Antigone plan to…

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Odes in Antigone

What does the parados talk about? The parados talks about Polyneices’s attack on Thebes and his defeat. It is before all of the odes. What does the first ode talk about? It talks about how man is the world’s greatest…

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antigone scene 3-5

who has come to speak with creon? haimon, creon’s son comes to creon to tell him that he is going to obey him and be loyal to him what does creon say is the greatest evil that society faces? anarchy…

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Antigone Prologue- Scene 2

what does Creon forbid anyone to do with Polyneices body? Creon forbids anyone to bury Polyneices body. His body shall like in the fields, a sweet treasure for the animals as they search for food Why does Antigone summon her…

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Oedipus/Antigone Characters

Oedipus’ wife and mother Jocasta Jocasta’s brother Creon Oedipus’ father Laius Blind prophet; uses birds to interpret omens Tiresias Appeals to Oedipus for help in removing the plague in Thebes; one of the suppliants Priest Receives baby Oedipus from Jocasta…

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Cumulative Exam Review

Steve Gadd is known as one of the most influential drummers of all time, and he toured with Eric Clapton.What is wrong with the sentence? (A)A. The ideas are not coordinate.B. It lacks parallel structure.C. A semicolon should precede the…

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Antigone Scene 2 Questions

Besides being Antigone’s uncle, how else were Creon and Antigone related? He is the father of the man she is to marry. According to Ode 2, who is the fortunate man? He is “the man who never tasted God’s vengeance”…

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Antigone

Antigone daughter of Oedipus, former King of Thebes, she is determined Ismene daughter of Oedipus, follows the law, what Creon says Creon King of Thebes, uncle of Antigone and Ismene Haemon Creon’s son engaged to Antigone Eurydice Wife of Creon…

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Discussion Questions for Antigone

Why does Ismene want to confess to a crime that she hasn’t committed? Because she feels she can’t live without Antigone. Why did Haemon kill himself? He killed himself out of anger and despair at his father. What did the…

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Antigone Reading guide

where do the beginnings of modern drama lie? in the ancient Greek celebrations of Dionysus what features of the theater developed after the days of Greek theater? Curtains on stage Greek theater started in which century? Sixth Century BCE what…

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