ANTIGONE BY SOPHOCLES : SCENE 1, ODE 1 Flashcard Example #70119

Which question should be asked when characterizing the antagonist?

How do others respond to the antagonist?
When is the protagonist introduced?
Who is the protagonist?

How do others respond to the antagonist?
Which character reports that Polyneices has been buried?

Guard
Chorus Leader
Ismene
Creon

Guard
Dramatic irony occurs when __________.

the audience knows something other characters do not
some characters know something other characters do not
the characters know something the audience does not
the audience and the characters are aware of the situation

the audience knows something other characters do not
Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

CREON:
Of all the citizens I’ve summoned you,
because I know how well you showed respect
for the eternal power of the throne

Based on these lines, what is Creon’s attitude toward the elders?

He fears them.
He dislikes them.
He trusts them.
He distrusts them.

He trusts them.
Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

CREON:
And a man who thinks
more highly of a friend than of his country,
well, he means nothing to me.

Based on these lines, what does Creon value?

loyalty to friends
loyalty to self
loyalty to gods
loyalty to state

loyalty to state
Who is the audience led to believe buried Polyneices?

the guard
Ismene
the gods
Antigone

Antigone
Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

CHORUS:
He moves across the white-capped ocean seas
blasted by winter storms, carving his way
under the surging waves engulfing him.

Based on the lines, what did the ancient Greeks value?

divine authority over nature
individual thought over civil obedience
human dominion over nature
familial relationships over friendships

human dominion over nature
Which character is the antagonist in the play?

Antigone
Ismene
Creon
Chorus Leader

Creon
Analyze the graphic organizer below and answer the question that follows.

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Which prediction can a reader make about the character?

Antigone will frame her sister.
Antigone will not bury Polyneices.
Antigone will run away.
Antigone will bury Polyneices.

Antigone will bury Polyneices.
Which character suggests that the gods may have buried Polyneices?

Guard
Chorus Leader
Ismene
Creon

Chorus Leader

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