Why does the playwright include the family’s tragic past?
to foreshadow tragedy
What is the goal of the protagonist?
to bury Polyneices
Which two characters value the authority of the state?
Eteocles and Ismene
According to this passage, what does Ismene value?
What is the penalty for defying Creon’s decree?
Which character is the protagonist in the play?
Which character values family over law?
Which theme do these lines reveal?
What is the biggest obstacle that the protagonist must face?
The prologue covers which stage of the plot structure?