This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Antigone - This character is a strong-willed young woman who decides to bury her brother against the edict of her uncle, the new king.
Chorus - This character is another convention of Greek drama. They comment on the actions of the characters in the play and underline moral points.
Chorus Leader - See Koryphaios
Creon - This character was proclaimed regent (or ruler) after another's tragic fall from power. He has raised his sister's children as his own following her descent into madness.
Eurydice - This character appears late in the play, when...
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