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					   Character Matching (8-10 questions)
   Multiple Choice (5-10 questions)
   Short Answer (5 questions, 2 pts. each)
   Vocabulary (10 words)
   Open-Ended Response (1 paragraph)

45 total points (STUDY)
   Haimon
   Antigone
   Eurydice
   Creon
   Teiresias
   Choragos
   Niobe
   Oedipus
   Is Haimon in complete agreement with his
    father’s decision to execute Antigone?
    Explain.
   Why is Creon intent on harshly punishing,
    even his own family members, all those who
    break the law?
   What does Haimon tell King Creon about the
    people of Thebes’ allegiance to him?
   To who’s fate does Antigone compare her
    own?
   Who does Antigone blame for her terrible
    misfortune?
   What does the blind prophet claim happens
    that bothers him (2 things)?
   What does the blind prophet claim MUST be
    done to repair the evil against the gods?
   What advice does the Choragos give Creon
    once the blind prophet leaves?
   Who does the messenger in the last scene
    claim is “a walking dead man”?
   What were Creon and the messenger doing
    when they prayed to Hecate and Pluto?
   What did King Creon and the messenger do
    as soon as they finished their tasks regarding
    Polyneices?
   What does Creon see when he looks into the
    tomb at the end?
   Explain how the following people die
       Antigone
       Haimon
       Eurydice
   Why does Sophocles not have Creon die at
    the end of the play?
   Astray        tormented
   Subordinate   blasphemy
   Vigil         transgress
   Vile          augury
   Wretched      entrails
   Lamentation   glut
   Brazen        citadel
   Gale          barrow
   Theme-related: what is the point of the play?
   Consider the characters Antigone and Creon
    and what we’re supposed to learn from them.
       Standing up for what you believe in.
       Your fate is predetermined.
       Power can corrupt and blind people to truth and
        reason.
       Family loyalty is more important than any
        authority.

				
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