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Antigone by Sophocles: Scene 2, Ode 2

“Mood” refers to how the __________. audience feels Events that take place during the rising action are intended to __________. intensify the plot Which event does not take place during the rising action? Antigone tells Ismene of her plan to…

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Antigone by Sophocles

Which is an example of verbal irony as spoken by Antigone?a. “…if it means death,/It will not be the worst of deaths…”b. “…and if I must die,/I say that this crime is holy…”c. “You must decide whether you will help…

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Antigone by Sophocles: The Prologue

What is the goal of the protagonist? to bury Polyneices Which character does NOT believe women are equal to men? Ismene Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows. ANTIGONE:Eteocles, they say,…

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Antigone: The Exodus

CHORUS LEADER:Here comes the king in person—carryingin his arms, if it’s right to speak of this,a clear reminder that this evil comesnot from some stranger, but his own mistakes.Which tragic element do the Chorus Leader’s lines reveal? hamartia How does…

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How are Antigone and Ismene related? They are sisters Who are the two brothers mentioned in the prologue? Eteocles and Polyneices How did the two brothers die? By each others swords What is King Creon’s decree? If someone breaks the…

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