Antigone by Sophocles: Scene 1, Ode 1

Which prediction can a reader make about the character? Antigone will bury Polyneices.
Based on these lines, what is the guard’s attitude about Creon? He fears Creon.
Dramatic irony occurs when __________. the audience knows something other characters do not
Which character reports that Polyneices has been buried? Guard
Based on these lines, what is Creon’s attitude toward the elders? He trusts them.
Who is the audience led to believe buried Polyneices? Antigone
Which character suggests that the gods may have buried Polyneices? Chorus Leader
Based on these lines, what does Creon value? loyalty to state
Sophocles uses which literary device in these lines to keep the audience interested? dramatic irony
Which character is the antagonist in the play? Creon

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