Antigone Family Tree and Vocab Words

Antigone Family Tree and Vocab Words

Antigone
daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, sister to Ismene Eteocles, Polynices, niece to creon
Ismene
daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, sister to Antigone, Eteocles, Polynices, niece to Creon
Polynices
Son of Oedipus and Jocasta, brother to Antigone, Ismene, Eteocles, nephew to Creon
Eteocles
Son of Oedipus and Jocasa, brother to Antigone, simene, Eteocles, nephew to Creon
Oedipus
wife and son to Jocasta, dad and brother to antigone, ismene, polynices, etocles
Jocasta
wife and mother to Oedipus mother of Antigone ismene polynices eteocles brother to Creon
Creon
Brother to Jocasta
Stichomythia
verbal sparring (back and forth)
Tragedy
An imitation of life that creates a feeling of catharsis; it is serious, and complete
Catharsis
The experience of pity and fear that the audience lives through
Catastrophe
Horrible downfall, suffering (not always death).
Tragic heroe
Catastrophe, of noble birth of high status, responsible for their own catastrophe, tragic flaw (causes catastrophe),has to fix problems, realization (has to realize that it was because of you in the end, Oedipus was a tragic hero).