Antigone: UNIT TEST 3 (92%)

Antigone: UNIT TEST 3 (92%)

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Antigone’s death causes the audience to feel __________.

animosity toward Creon
anger toward Haemon
distrust toward the gods
disrespect toward Antigone

animosity toward Creon

Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

CREON:
No more delay. You slaves, take them inside.
From this point on they must act like women
and have no liberty to wander off.
Even bold men run when they see Hades
coming close to them to snatch their lives.

What does the passage reveal about the ancient Greek culture?

Some believed that women should have equal rights.
Some believed that women must be protected from Hades.
Some believed that women should not be free.
Some believed that women were treated as slaves.

Some believed that women should not be free.

According to Aristotle, a great playwright does not need the element of __________.

spectacle
plot
character
thought

spectacle

Why is Creon the antagonist in the play Antigone?

He frames the protagonist for the crime.
He stands between the protagonist and her goal.
He is related to the protagonist.
He helps the protagonist reach her goal.

He stands between the protagonist and her goal.

Read the excerpt below from Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

ANTIGONE:
I’ll do my duty to my brother—
and yours as well, if you’re not prepared to.

Which rhetorical appeal does Antigone use in an attempt to persuade Ismene to help her bury Polyneices?

ethos
logos
rhetoric
pathos

pathos

Read the excerpt below from Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

CHORUS:
The battle’s done—let’s strive now to forget
with songs and dancing all night long,
with Bacchus leading us to make Thebes shake.

Which word describes the mood this passage creates for the audience?

melancholy
joyful
peaceful
suspenseful

joyful

Analyze the graphic organizer below and answer the question that follows.

http://media.edgenuity.com/evresources/2093952_ant_2.jpg

Which plot event completes the organizer?

Citizens rebel against Creon
Haemon argues with Creon
Chorus Leader lectures Creon
Gods warn Creon

Haemon argues with Creon

Which theme do the tragic deaths of Haemon and Eurydice reveal?

Disrespect toward the king results in punishment.
The ultimate authority belongs to the gods.
Mothers love their children.
Women are weaker than men.

The ultimate authority belongs to the gods.

The arrangement of plot events in a tragedy reveals __________.

the desires of the audience
the triumph of the tragic hero
the humor of the playwright
the downfall of the protagonist

the downfall of the protagonist

Analyze the graphic organizer below and answer the question that follows.

http://media.edgenuity.com/evresources/2082758_brothersbattle.jpg

Which event completes the graphic organizer?

Athenian army assists Thebes
Athenian army assists rebels
Polyneices and Eteocles battle
Creon fires cannons at the rebels

Polyneices and Eteocles battle

Which character from Antigone by Sophocles is a stock character?

Creon
Chorus Leader
Antigone
Haemon

Haemon

Which situation presented during scene 2 of the play Antigone is intended to highlight the conflict between loyalty to family and civil obedience?

Antigone is engaged to Creon’s son, Haemon.
Eteocles is buried with honors.
Ismene refuses to help her sister bury Polyneices.
Creon becomes king.

Antigone is engaged to Creon’s son, Haemon.

Which element of Greek tragedy is used to honor and worship the gods?

the paean
the ode
the prologue
the exodos

the paean

Which situation is an example of dramatic irony from the play Antigone?

The gods bury Polyneices.
Polyneices and Eteocles kill one another.
A woman buries Polyneices.
The guard arrests Antigone.

A woman buries Polyneices

Creon’s tragic flaw causes him to __________.

ignore the pleas of his son
heed the advice of his son
release Antigone
release Ismene

ignore the pleas of his son

Read the passage below and answer the question that follows.

ANTIGONE:
Don’t fear for me. Set your own fate in order.

Which character trait is revealed through these line?

fear
courage
insanity
jealousy

courage

According to the Chorus Leader in Antigone, who is responsible for Antigone’s arrest and punishment?

Ismene
Polyneices
Haemon
Antigone

Antigone

Read the passage below and answer the question that follows.

We must remember that by birth we’re women,
and, as such, we shouldn’t fight with men.
Since those who rule are much more powerful,
we must obey in this and in events
which bring us even harsher agonies.

Which character speaks these lines?

Ismene
Antigone
Jocasta
Eteocles

Ismene

Read the excerpt below from Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

CHORUS:
He’s taught himself speech and wind-swift thought,
trained his feelings for communal civic life . . . .

According to the passage, what did the ancient Greek culture value?

silence
knowledge
ignorance
disorder

knowledge

The downfall of a tragic character is the result of __________.

chance
a tragic flaw
the antagonist
poverty

a tragic flaw

Which character values individual choice over submission to the state?

Creon
Ismene
Eteocles
Antigone

Antigone

Sophocles uses the downfall of a tragic character to __________.

create the opportunity for a sequel
produce fear and pity in the audience
provide the audience with comic relief
evoke heated debate among the audience members

produce fear and pity in the audience

Which thematic statement is supported by Teiresias’ character?

Humans have the ultimate authority.
Familial loyalty supersedes civil obedience.
Civil obedience supersedes familial loyalty.
The gods have the ultimate authority.

The gods have the ultimate authority.

Read the excerpt below from Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.

ANTIGONE:
Without lament, without a friend,
and with no marriage song, I’m being led
in this miserable state, along my final road.

Which mood is created in the audience through Antigone’s lines and situation?

joy
relief
pity
anger

pity

According to Aristotle, which characteristic is not common in a tragic character?

good
flawed
evil
consistent

evil
animosity toward Creon

Tragic events are related through _______
relationship between the cause and effect
characters’ opinions
songs that the chorus sing
dialogue among the characters

relationship between the cause and effect
Shakespeare’s word choice in the passage creates a tone that is ________
cautious
argumentative
persuasive
sensitive
cautious

According to Aristotle, a tragedy must __________
serve as an amusing entertainment
call the fear and pity in people’s hearts, making them cry (called catharsis)
make watchers laugh and cheer them up
not touch the viewer’s feelings

call the fear and pity in people’s hearts, making them cry (called catharsis)

Which situation reveals dramatic irony in the play?
Eteocle’s funeral and his burying
The act of crowning Creon as a king
The statement of Creon, which proclaims that money is a purpose of moving to the goal
Guard taking responsibility to protect the body

Eteocle’s funeral and his burying

Which character is the antagonist in the play?
Polyneices
Creon
Haemon
Tiresias

Creon
Which theme do these lines reveal?
The equality of both genders
The obedience to the civil rules
Distinguishing of the authority
The unlimited power of the King family
The obedience to the civil rules