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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 talks about love's strength and destruction, such as it is between Creon and ____________.
(a) Eurydice
(b) Haemon
(c) Antigone
(d) Ismene

2. Who does Creon feel have always manipulated him, which is a sign of his own self pity for his situation?
(a) The Gods
(b) Women
(c) The prophets
(d) Animals

3. Creon believes that Antigone would have been trouble for Haemon both in and out of _________.
(a) Bed
(b) His sight
(c) The war
(d) Their home

4. Who goes to free Antigone and to bury Polyneices as the prophet said should be done?
(a) Choragos
(b) The boy
(c) Creon
(d) Haemon

5. Haemon points out to his father that the citizens of the city do not see Antigone as a ______________.
(a) Hero
(b) Criminal
(c) Leader
(d) Goddess

Short Answer Questions

1. Choragos tells Creon that the gods are ___________ to him now during the play.

2. Haemon insists that all men can learn from any who can ____________, when talking to his father.

3. What is Antigone's sentence as handed down by Creon as a result of her actions in burying the body?

4. The Chorus notes that even the powerful are not immune to ___________, as the wife could not let go of her sadness

5. Whose arrival does Choragos announce at the beginning of the scene in the play?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What does the Chorus lament in relation to Antigone's story and to the story of the princess?

3. Why is Creon happy that Haemon's fascination with Antigone seems to be fading?

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

5. What does love have the power over, according to this ode in the play?

6. What is Choragos' reaction when Antigone is brought before Creon at the start of this scene?

7. What does Creon feel about prophets and what they have done to him in the past?

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

9. What does the prophet tell Creon will happen if he goes through with his actions?

10. What does this ode praise within the story and within the story of mankind as a whole?

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