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Antigone Flashcards

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 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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Antigone (Prologue and Parodos)

How are Antigone and Ismene related? They are sisters, the daughters of Oedpius. Who are the two brothers mentioned in the prologue? They are the brothers of Antigone and Ismene: Etecles and Polyneices How did the two brothers die? The…

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Antigone Study Guide: Scene 1 & Ode 1

Who is the new King of Thebes? Creon. How did the new King of Thebes claim heir to the throne? Polyneices and Eteocles both died. What crime has Polyneices committed in the opinion of the King? He is a traitor.…

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Antigone

Why myths were written: o 1. Explained the unexplainable o 2. Justified religious practices o 3. Gave credibility to leaders o 4. Gave hope o 5. Polytheistic (more than one god) o 6. Centered around the twelve Olympians (primary Greek…

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Antigone Scene 3

who has come to speak with Creon Haimon who is Haimon Creon’s son and Antigone’s fiancĂ© what does Creon say is the greatest evil that society faces anarchy which is also Creon’s greatest fear what does Haemon ask Creon to…

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