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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. Haemon responds to Creon that his __________ is his guide and no marriage is worth losing that.
(a) Mother
(b) Heart
(c) Father
(d) God

2. The Chorus, as a result of the story it shares, laments the powerlessness of man over _____________.
(a) Curses
(b) Destiny
(c) The Gods
(d) Justice

3. Creon believes there is no greater evil than _____________ for that is what destroys households and nations.
(a) Peace
(b) Love
(c) Anarchy
(d) Pride

4. Creon is delighted that Haemon's fascination with ____________ seems to be eroding during this scene during the play.
(a) Ismene
(b) Zeus
(c) Antigone
(d) Oedipus

5. What happened to the offering that the prophet made to the gods after the prophet heard strange sounds?
(a) It was accepted
(b) It was refused
(c) It disappeared
(d) It was given back to him as an offering

Short Answer Questions

1. Haemon tells his father than ____________ has nothing to do with being right or wrong.

2. Haemon shares with Creon that the people see Antigone as ____________ for the actions she has taken.

3. The prophet cautions Creon and the actions he has taken, saying that he is on the edge of __________.

4. Should the proud have survived to old age, notes Choragos, they will have learned to be _________.

5. The Chorus talks about love's strength and destruction, such as it is between Creon and ____________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the other story of jealousy that the Chorus relates to the audience within this ode, regarding the king and his first wife?

2. Why does Creon believe he will be seen as even more powerful than he is now?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(see the answer keys)

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