Antigone scene 3 ode 3 scene 4

Creon’s belief that Haemon must either hate or love him reflects what quality of his character? He does not bend.
As reflected in lines 8-10, what is Haemon’s attitude toward his father? Reverence. He respects his father’s wisdom.
Creon’s choice of words, “subordinate,” reflects what attitude toward the father-son relationship? His son is beneath him.
Which other words in the passage convey similar ideas? Father’s will; dutiful; hating his father’s enemies; honor his father’s friends
Creon gives Haemon advice on dealing with women, even though he shows little skill in doing the same. Which literary technique does this reflect? irony
What is Creon’s view of government, as stated at line 35? Whoever is chosen to govern should be obeyed..
How can his views be applied to Antigone’s situation? He is the leader; therefore, she should obey him.
As suggested in lines 40 – 50, of what two things does Creon seem to be afraid? Anarchy and women
What are Haemon’s main ideas regarding public opinion? The public doesn’t want Antigone killed. They speak behind Creon’s back and say that no one has ever been killed for performing a kind deed.
What is Haemon’s tone toward his father in the speech beginning with “Reason is God’s crowning gift…”? Flattering; imploringlogos- Haemon is trying to appeal to Creon’s prideHaemon tries to warn his father about his reasoning, and Creon’s stubbornness ultimately leads to his downfall
What types of comparisons does Haemon use in an attempt to sway his father’s mind? “The man who thinks he is always right turns out empty.” “It is not reason never to yield to reason.” “In flood time you can see how some trees bend…” “Make you sheet fast, never slacken—and over you go…”
Creon refuses to listen to Haemon’s reasoning based on his youth and emphasizes his disdain for Haemon’s lack of experience through what word? What connotations are associated with this word? What tone does it suggest? boyYoung; ignorant; foolish; overly passionate;patronizing
According to Haemon, what is the role of the king; what is it according to Creon? Haemon-listen to the needs and wants of the city Creon-to make all of the decisions for the city
Creon to make all of the decisions for the city
How does Haemon’s use of the word “desert” apply to Creon’s style of leadership? If the state wants to die, they should follow him. He is leading himself to death and the city will look for water elsewhere.
Creon’s exclamation that “Every word you (Haemon) say is for her!” might reflect what character trait? Lack of confidence; selfishness, insecurity
How does Creon interpret Haemon’s statement that “her (Antigone’s) death will cause another”? He asks Haemon if he has lost his senses and if he is threatening him.
How has Haemon’s attitude toward his father changed since the scene’s opening? He began by trying to honor his father. He leaves in a fit of rage that his father is so tyrannical.
How does Creon plan to free the State from any culpability in Antigone’s death? He will take her to the wilderness and lock her in a stone vault where she will be given food.
Ode 3 begins as an address to whom or what? Love
Love is characterized as what type of force? inescapable, unconquerable
Which words emphasize this idea? Unconquerable; tremble before your glory; you have made; merciless
what is occurring as scene 4 begins taking antigone to tomb/vault where she will die
what is “that chamber/where all find sleep at last” to which the chorus of refer? tomb/ vault
What emotions do the chorus express as antigone is led to her death? compassion praising her
What literary device is displayed in the quote “not unpraised”? litote
Tones of Antigone and the chorus contrasts in lines 5 through 15? Chorus encourage antigoneantigone is somber hopeless
Sophocles alludes to niobe and Tantalus because like Antigone they have done what? Died alone in a vault
How is into antigones tone different in the lines 25 through 35 than in earlier scenes? specifically what is her attitude toward her actions and her punishment? which words emphasize the difference? blaming Oedipus, wants to be pitied, scared of death
Antigone cries ” O, Oedipus, father and brother!/ Your marriage strikes from the grave to murder mine ” even though this is absent from the scene is best termed an… Apostrophe, personification $$$$$$$$
What rhetorical or literary technique is reflected in Antigone’s assertion that she has been “a stranger in my own land “ Paradox
What is the meaning of blasphemy as used in line 44? Sin against God’s
what connotations are associated with the word blasphemy? sin
What reminder does the chorus issue as Antigone seeks pity for her fate? She will die with no regrets and admiration
Which sound advice is reflected in Antigone’s realizations that she will find “neither love nor lamentation; no song, but silence” in her death? Consonance and alliteration
antigone’s reminder to the elders that instead of death she should be starting a new life with haemon reflects which literary technique?
66 through 70 introduce an element of foreboding what does Antigone say that might be played out in the future scenes? “I shall know the truth in death”
How does the Choragus characterized Antigone’s final speeches Passionate and tormented
Overall what was the chorus’ tone toward Antigone as revealed in scene 4? Admiration and sympathy
scene 3 plot Haemon, Creon’s son and Antigone’s fianceé, arrives. He pleads with Creon to listen to reason and that citizens of Thebes are secretly discussing the unfairness of his law. Haemon claims his father will never see him again.
scene 4 plot Antigone is taken to the place where she is to die. Antigone and the Chorus discuss the curse that has been placed on her family. Antigone blames the curse for her fate. The chorus claims it’s Antigone’s actions that have caused it.
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