Antigone tells Ismene that Creon ordered a full funeral honoring Eteocles, according to their customary rites and leave Polyneices to rot with no funeral or lament.

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What is the goal of the protagonist in Sophocles’ play?

Antigone wants to bury her brvarious other Polyneices even though it is illegal.

Why does Zeus punish the rebels?

Zeus hates arrogance and boasting so he blasted the rebels

What mood is created at the close of the parados?

Victorious, happy and grateful that the war is over.

Why does Creon decide not to bury Polyneices?

Polyneices defied Creon’s law. Polyneices was banimelted however still reverted and also led to problem, he is considered a traitor for leading the rebel army.

What report does the guard deliver to Creon?

The guard reports that the body of Polyneices was buried.

The guard speaks these lines, yet to whom is the guard speaking?

The guard was talking to himself, he was contemplating his decision of going to Creon, that deserve to punish him.

To whom is Antigone engaged?

Haemon, Creon’s son.

Which character is arrested for burying Polyneices?

Antigone is arrested for burying Polyneices

Why does Haemon visit his father, Creon?

To advice Creon to not kill Antigone

What action does Creon take as a result of Haemon`s visit?

Creon will certainly kill Antigone but not Haemon.

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Whom does the Chorus blame for Antigone`s situation?

The Chorus blames Antigone for being stubborn and also defying her uncle’s law, however they additionally blame Antigone’s parents who hey think were poor duty models

What does the Chorus Leader assume to be the reason for Antigone`s decision to go against her king?

She is Oedipus’ daughter and also she can’t help herself because of bitterness.

How does Eurydice respond to her son`s death?

She commits suicide

Whom does Creon blame for the tragic deaths of his family members members?

Creon blames himself for the death of his wife, child and niece


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