Antigone by Sophocles: Scene 3, Ode 3 Flashcard Example #5818

Creon’s tragic flaw causes him to __________.
arrest Antigone and sentence her to death
Which rhetorical appeal relies on the emotions of the recipient?
pathos
Haemon’s argument that Creon’s choice to kill Antigone will result in Creon’s never seeing Antigone again is an example of __________.
pathos
What is revealed about Creon through Haemon’s dialogue?
Creon prefers to rely on his own wisdom.
Which rhetorical appeal relies on the credibility of the speaker?
ethos
According to the ancient Greek culture, Aphrodite placed the power of desire in the eyes of __________.
women
Creon’s argument that he is older and wiser than his son is an example of __________.
ethos
Which statement regarding the ancient Greek belief about the power of love is false?
Gods are immune to the power of love.
Which character relies on the rhetorical appeal of ethos to make an argument?
Creon
Antigone’s tragic flaw is __________.
stubbornness
Creon’s tragic flaw is __________.
Pride
Which argument does Creon make to defend his decision to arrest and execute Antigone?
Everyone must obey the King
Antigone’s tragic flaw causes her to __________.
defy Creon’s law and bury her brother
The ancient Greek culture believed that __________ caused mortals to fall in love with one another.
Eros

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