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Antigone Final Exam

How are Antigone and Ismene related? Sisters How did the two brothers, Polyneices and Eteocles, die? They died in battle, killing each other. What is King Creon’s decree? No one is allowed to bury Polyneices What does Antigone plan to…

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Odes in Antigone

What does the parados talk about? The parados talks about Polyneices’s attack on Thebes and his defeat. It is before all of the odes. What does the first ode talk about? It talks about how man is the world’s greatest…

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antigone scene 3-5

who has come to speak with creon? haimon, creon’s son comes to creon to tell him that he is going to obey him and be loyal to him what does creon say is the greatest evil that society faces? anarchy…

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Antigone Prologue- Scene 2

what does Creon forbid anyone to do with Polyneices body? Creon forbids anyone to bury Polyneices body. His body shall like in the fields, a sweet treasure for the animals as they search for food Why does Antigone summon her…

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Oedipus/Antigone Characters

Oedipus’ wife and mother Jocasta Jocasta’s brother Creon Oedipus’ father Laius Blind prophet; uses birds to interpret omens Tiresias Appeals to Oedipus for help in removing the plague in Thebes; one of the suppliants Priest Receives baby Oedipus from Jocasta…

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Cumulative Exam Review

Steve Gadd is known as one of the most influential drummers of all time, and he toured with Eric Clapton.What is wrong with the sentence? (A)A. The ideas are not coordinate.B. It lacks parallel structure.C. A semicolon should precede the…

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Antigone Final Test Review

What did the chorus do in the Greek theater? comments the action of the cast, sing, and dance A classical play only included this many actors. 3 Classical Drama originated in festivals that honored this god/ Dionysus This group of…

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Antigone Prologue and Scene I

Whom does Creon refuse to bury? A) IsmeneB) Eteocles3) Eurydice4) Polyneices d) Polyneices Re-read the following comments from the sentry in Scene I. What do the comments help you infer about Creon? “I did not do it. I did not…

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Timeline of Events in Antigone

Event #1 Creon now rules and decides that Eteocles, who died defending the city, is to be buried with full honors, while the body of Polynices, the invader, is left to rot. Event #2 Outraged, Antigone reveals to Ismene a…

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Test Review (Antigone)

According to Aristotle, how are plot events related in a tragedy? through cause-and-effect relationships In scene 1, Creon suspects __________ motivated the person who buried Polyneices. money In the Greek tragedy Antigone by Sophocles, which event(s) reveals Creon’s tragic downfall?…

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