Final Test - Hard
|Name: _____________________________||Period: ___________________________|
This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Even though the king might have everything in life a powerful man might want, without __________ he has nothing coveted by others.
2. The goddesses that King Lycurgus offended were NOT the goddesses who looked over ______________.
3. Creon is delighted that Haemon's fascination with ____________ seems to be eroding during this scene during the play.
4. The Chorus states that they believe Antigone to be ____________, and neither illness nor war carries her to her death.
5. Haemon shares with Creon that the people see Antigone as ____________ for the actions she has taken.
Even though Antigone knows that she will be punished for her crimes, she admits her actions quickly and explains her intentions.
Part 1: Do you think that Antigone should have confessed for her crimes? Why or why not?
Part 2: How do you think others in the town feel about Antigone and the way she carried herself after being arrested?
Part 3: What do you think would have happened if Antigone had lied to Creon?
The idea that this is a tragedy is mentioned halfway through the story, though the reader has probably already guessed this by that point.
Part 1: How do you think the author of the play defines the idea of tragedy?
Part 2: Why do you think it was important for the Chorus to mention that this play is a tragedy?
Part 3: Does the fact that bad things happen in this play make it more powerful for the reader? Why or why not?
The Chorus seems fickle at times, thus acting much like a mob in a city. However, they also have influence in the story, it seems.
Part 1: Do you think the mob mentality adds a new dimension to the story?
Part 2: Why do you think the Chorus can still affect the outcome of the story, even though it changes positions in the play?
Part 3: Does the commentary of the Chorus help your comprehension and enjoyment of the story? Why or why not?
This section contains 341 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)