ANTIGONE BY SOPHOCLES : SCENE 3, ODE 3 Flashcard Example #4691

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 see
their emptiness inside. For any man,
even if he’s wise, there’s nothing shameful
in learning many things, staying flexible.

What is revealed about Creon through Haemon’s dialogue?

Creon is open to the advice of others.
Creon is not a smart man.
Creon is a lonely man.
Creon prefers to rely on his own wisdom.

Creon prefers to rely on his own wisdom.
The ancient Greek culture believed that __________ caused mortals to fall in love with one another.

Aphrodite
Eros
Zeus
Hades

Eros
Which rhetorical appeal relies on the credibility of the speaker?

ethos
pathos
logos
harmatia

ethos
Which rhetorical appeal relies on the emotions of the recipient?

ethos
logos
pathos
harmatia

pathos
Which statement regarding the ancient Greek belief about the power of love is false?

A man can be ruined by love.
Love can cause family strife.
Eros controls love.
Gods are immune to the power of love.

Gods are immune to the power of love.
According to the ancient Greek culture, Aphrodite placed the power of desire in the eyes of __________.

men
women
Eros
Antigone

women
Creon’s tragic flaw causes him to __________.

set Antigone free with a warning
arrest Antigone and sentence her to death
provide Polyneices with an appropriate burial
relinquish the throne to his son

arrest Antigone and sentence her to death
Creon’s argument that he is older and wiser than his son is an example of __________.

ethos
pathos
logos
harmatia

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

CREON:
We must obey
whatever man the city puts in charge,
no matter what the issue—great or small,
just or unjust.

Which argument does Creon make to defend his decision to arrest and execute Antigone?

Everyone must obey the king.
Only a just king must be obeyed.
Only an unjust king can be questioned.
Haemon is not ready to be king.

Everyone must obey the king.
Which rhetorical appeal relies on logic and reasoning?

ethos
pathos
logos
harmatia

logos

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