Antigone

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Discipline:
Language Arts
Subject:
Literature
Grade:
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Antigone

Cast of the CrewDaughters of Oedipus: ANTIGONEThe sister that took the price to die to bury PolyniecesISMENEThe sister that did not help AntigonePalaceCreonThe king of ThebesEurydiceThe queen of ThebesCreons wifeHaemonCreon's sonPrince of ThebesTEIRESIASthe blind prophetGuardThe watching the corpse of Polynieces1st and 2nd Messengers1st - Tells Eurydice that Haemon is dead2nd - Tells Creon that Eurydice is deadChorusResembles the audience

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Antigone by Sophocles

Thebes CycleOedipus found out that he was supposed to kill his father and marry his mother. He kills his father and his men and marrys his mother. Then Oedipus becomes the fther of 4 childs.2 Daughters - Antigone and Ismene2 Sons - Ployneices and EteoclesAfter the fall of the two brothers, Eteocles and Polyneices, and the flight of the defeated Argives.

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The Play SummaryWhen the 2 brothers died, Eteocles was buried, Polyneices wasn't.Antigone wants to bury Polyneices.When she does, the messager caught her and Creon sentenced her to death. Creon's son Haemon was engaged to Antigone. Haemon finds out that Antigone is going to die. Then Haemon warns creon if Antigone dies, he dies. Creon still put her to death but she hung herself instead. Once Haemon finds out, Creon heads to Haemon. Haemon put out a sword as Creon is running to him . Haemon swing the sword at Creon and misses. Then Haemon stabs herself. After that when Eurydice (Creons wife) finds out, she goes home to kill herself. Creon has relized that his wife died and his wife curses him, then he regrets everything. He wishes to die out he does'nt kill himself.

DionysusGod of passionThe greeks did plays for better luck. For examples would be like farming, luck, etc.

3 Types of dramaTragedy - It is a play where lots died at the endComedy - Same problems as tragic but happy endingSatyRplay - about mythology

The Chorus purpose is to resemble the auidence. To say their opinions, say whats going on.

ThemesFeminism vs Male power - Way back, usually male had more power than the female and it still happens today. Religious Vs Poiltical Duty -Antigone broke the law to bury Polynieces because the gods did not make the law. "Yes; for it was not Zeus that had published me that edict; not such are the laws set among men by the justice who dwells with the gods below"


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