Antigone by Sophocles: Scene 3, Ode 3 Pre-Test Flashcard Example #57109

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

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