Antigone Short Essay - Answer Key

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1. What is the status of the battle at the start of the play, ANTIGONE?

The start of the play opens on the dawn after the day the Argive army has been driven from the gates of Thebes.

2. What are Antigone and Ismene commiserating about at the start of the story that drives the rest of the play?

Antigone and Ismene are commiserating about the death of their brothers in the battle.

3. What does the decree of King Creon have to say about the burial of Antigone and Ismene's brothers?

The decree from King Creon states that Eteocles is to have a proper burial while Polyneices will not.

4. What will happen to Polyneices' body after he was killed during the battle?

Polyneices' body will be left unburied, uncovered, and left to be torn and pecked apart by scavengers.

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