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?
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 __________.
persuade Creon to change his mind
introduce a new love interest for Haemon
provide the audience with comic relief
compare Antigone’s situation with Danae’s
to honor the god Dionysus
to evoke pity and fear in the audience
to reveal a reversal of fortune from bad to good
to persuade the audience to rebel against the government
Which action completes the graphic organizer?
Polyneices rebels against Thebes
Creon forbids the burial of Polyneices
Antigone is arrested
Haemon argues with his father
to evoke an idea with minimal words
to show causal relationships
to distract the audience
to resolve conflict
Greed is punishable by death.
The audience is uneducated.
Gods deserve worship.
Nothing happens by chance.
songs of the chorus
dialogue between characters
thoughts of the characters
the desires of the audience
the triumph of the tragic hero
the downfall of the protagonist
the humor of the playwright
“Look at me, my native citizens,”
“But Niobe was a goddess, born divine—”
“When I look at her I forget my place.”
“To be piously devout shows reverence,”
“the reference to a person, place, or thing”
the desis (rising action)
the lusis (falling action)
“the arrangement of the incidents”