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Cadmus founder of thebes Laios Killed by Oedipus (secretly his father who got into a scuffle with him on the road) Jocaste Oedipus’ mom and wife (sister to Creon) Oedipus tragic hero whom gouged eyes out after finding out he…

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Antigone by Sophocles: The Exodos

The Greek term “peripeteia” refers to the __________. reversal of situation How does the play resolve the conflict between divine authority and human authority? NOT Creon acts according to the law, not the conscience of advisors, and is punished. Which…

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Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.HAEMON:A man who thinks that only he is wise,that he can speak and think like no one else,when such men are exposed, then all can…

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Antigone by Sophocles: Scene 4, Ode 4 Pre-Test

Tragic events are related through __________. cause-and-effect relationships Which action completes the graphic organizer? Polyneices rebels against Thebes Which comparison does the allusion to Niobe make? Both Antigone and Niobe mourn the loss of family. What mood does the playwright…

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