Antigone Characters

Eurydice wife of Creon (kills herself)
Haimon Creons son; Antigons fiance; kills himself
Antigone the daughter of King Oedipus who disobeyed Creon and was condemned to death
Creon the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus
Ismene Sister of Antigone
Choragos leader of the chorus
Sentry The guard who brings the news that Antigone buried Polyneices
Polyneices Creon refused to bury him because he thought he was a traitor
Eteocles Antigone’s brother that was given a proper burial
Teiresias blind prophet
Oedipus a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta
Jocasta (Greek mythology) queen of Thebes who unknowingly married her own son Oedipus
Ode to Love Aphrodite= strongest, you cannot escape love
Ode to man Describing how wonderful man is. The only thing men cannot escape is Death
Ode to Dionysus Dionysus=God of Wine; they praise him because he is the guardian of Thebes
Greek Chorus The narrator of the play
Last Chorus Describes wisdom and how its the ultimate way 2 achieve happiness if you dont learn from mistakes you Falter If your arrogant to the gods they will have revenge on you
Antigone Fatal Flaw Arrogance and putting morality above her own life
Creon Fatal Flaw Arrogance and pride over the people (not gods)
Sophocles Writer of Antigone
Ode Celebration, to praise it, to pay tribe to…
Parados The chorus is telling the past of the War
Prologue Conflict of the entire play

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