Antigone by Sophocles: The Prologue
What is the penalty for defying Creon’s decree?
Why does the playwright include the family’s tragic past?
to foreshadow tragedy
What is the goal of the protagonist?
to bury Polyneices
Which character does not believe women are equal to men?
What motivates Antigone to defy Creon’s decree by burying her brother?
Which character speaks these lines?
According to this passage, what does Ismene value?
Which character values family over law?
What is the biggest obstacle that the protagonist must face?
Which two characters value the authority of the state?
Eteocles and Ismene