Antigone by Sophocles: Scene 4, Ode 4 Flashcard Example #71106

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 intend to evoke from the audience with this allusion?
fear
What does this passage reveal about the beliefs of the ancient Greeks?
Disrespecting the gods was punishable.
Aristotle refers to plot as __________.
“the arrangement of the incidents”
What is the purpose of an allusion?
to evoke an idea with minimal words
“Mood” refers to the __________.
feelings of the audience
Which ancient Greek belief is revealed through the causal relationships among tragic plot events?
Nothing happens by chance.
What is the goal of the tragic playwright?
to evoke pity and fear in the audience
What is the purpose of an allusion?
to evoke an idea with minimal words
CHORUS:
In her brass-bound room fair Danae as well
endured her separation from the heaven’s light,
a prisoner hidden in a chamber like a tomb,
although she, too, came from a noble line.

In this passage, the playwright uses allusion to __________.

compare Antigone’s situation with Danae’s
Tragic events are related through __________.
cause-and-effect relationships
What is the goal of the tragic playwright?
to evoke pity and fear in the audience
Tragic plot events are structured to reveal __________.
the downfall of the protagonist
Which ancient Greek belief is revealed through the causal relationships among tragic plot events?
Nothing happens by chance.
CHORUS:
And the hot-tempered child of Dryas,
king of the Edonians, was put in prison,
closed up in the rocks by Dionysus,
for his angry mocking of the god.

What mood does the playwright intend to evoke from the audience with this allusion?

fear

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