Antigone by Sophocles: Scene 1, Ode 1

Antigone by Sophocles: Scene 1, Ode 1

Which prediction can a reader make about the character?
Antigone will bury Polyneices.
Which situations is an example of dramatic irony?
Antigone intends to bury Polyneices.
Dramatic irony occurs when __________.
the audience knows something other characters do not
Sophocles uses which literary device in these lines to keep the audience interested?
dramatic irony
Based on these lines, what is Creon’s attitude toward the elders?
He trusts them.
Based on these lines, what is the guard’s attitude about Creon?
He fears Creon.
Based on these lines, what does Creon value?
loyalty to state
Which character reports that Polyneices has been buried?
Guard
Based on the lines, what did the ancient Greeks value?
human dominion over nature
Which character suggests that the gods may have buried Polyneices?
Chorus Leader