prologue and parodos

how are antigone and ismene related they are sisters;daughters of oedipus
who are the two brothers mentioned in the prologue? eteocles&polynices
how did the two brothers die? they were on opposite side of the war and they killed each othere
what is king creons decree? polynics was considered a traitor by creon and was not to be buried eteocles was to recieve a heros burial
what does antigone plan to do? antigone plans to bury her brother polynics gods laws are more important than mans
what is ismene’s decision regarding the kings decree? afraid to go against the law :afraid of consequences
what doe the choragos compare polynices to in the parodos compares him to an eagle swooping down on the city of thebes
what city has seven gates in a yawing ring? thebes
waht does the chorus compare thebes to ? compared to a dragon;personification of those who rise to defend the city
according to the choragos what does god hate? people with big mouth who brag about their successes

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