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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The Chorus states that they believe Antigone to be ____________, and neither illness nor war carries her to her death.
(a) Honorable
(b) Cursed
(c) Wronged
(d) Justified

2. The Chorus assures Antigone in her situation that she will have a peaceful ___________.
(a) Afterlife
(b) Family
(c) Death
(d) History

3. Even though the king might have everything in life a powerful man might want, without __________ he has nothing coveted by others.
(a) Peace
(b) Family
(c) Happiness
(d) Destiny

4. The prophet tells Creon he has kept Polyneices from ____________ and buried Antigone alive.
(a) The truth
(b) The gods
(c) His sister
(d) His family

5. When talking to Haemon, Creon insists that ____________ has no right to tell him how to rule.
(a) The city
(b) Haemon
(c) The God
(d) The Chorus

Short Answer Questions

1. Once offended, the Chorus states, gods and goddesses are without ____________ for the offending party.

2. What does Antigone believe that Creon should be found guilty of in relation to his reaction to her actions?

3. Creon believes that Antigone deserves nothing more than to find a husband in __________ after what she has done.

4. Who leads Teiresias into the court in order to see the King Creon and tell him some news during the play?

5. Antigone agrees that her father's ______________ guilt plagues all her family from the grave.

Short Essay Questions

1. Why was King Lycurgus, Dyras' son, imprisoned in stone, according to the Chorus in this ode?

2. To whom does Antigone compare her emotional state during her time before Creon?

3. When did Teiresias make an offering to the gods, he tells Creon, that was then refused?

4. What does Antigone ask all to see her as when she is standing in front of everyone?

5. What does Antigone believe plagues her and all her family from the grave?

6. What does the Messenger say about the grief that the queen must be feeling after the events which took place?

7. What does Haemon come to say to his father, Creon, when he learns about Antigone?

8. What does the Messenger have to say about fate at the start of this scene of the play?

9. What does Creon pity in some men after talking with Haemon about their relationship?

10. What does the Chorus elaborate on when it comes to love and its role in the relationship of Haemon and Creon?

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