Antigone by Sophocles: The Parados Flashcard Example #15655

What is not necessary when summarizing the parados?
predicting outcomes
According to this passage, which personality trait did the ancient Greeks value?
humility
What is not a purpose of the parados?
to reveal resolution
Analyze the image below and answer the question that follows.

Which event completes the graphic organizer?

Armies continue to battle
Theban army defeats rebels
Athenian army assists Thebes
Creon fires cannons at the rebels

Theban army defeats rebels
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

CHORUS:
Now victory with her glorious name
has come, bringing joy to well-armed Thebes.

Which word describes the speaker’s tone in this passage?

proud
Which event causes the rebel army to retreat?
Zeus and Ares intervene.
Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

CHORUS:
Standing above our homes,
he ranged around our seven gates,
with threats to swallow us
and spears thirsting to kill.

Which word describes the mood this passage creates for the audience?

suspenseful
Which graphic organizer is used to identify causal relationships?
2
Which event causes Eteocles and Polyneices to engage one another in battle?
The Theban army counterattacks.
Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

CHORUS LEADER:
born of one father and one mother, too—
who set their conquering spears against each other
and then both shared a common death.

Which statement summarizes this passage?

Two brothers kill one another in battle.
Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

CHORUS:
O ray of sunlight,
most beautiful that ever shone

To which of the five senses does the imagery in this passage appeal?

sight
Analyze the image below and answer the question that follows.

Which event completes the graphic organizer?

Eteocles survives but kills Polyneices
Polyneices survives but kills Eteocles
Each brother kills the other
Zeus and Ares kill both brothers

Each brother kills the other
Sensory details are intended to impact the __________ of the audience.
NOT imagery

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