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Antigone Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Antigone - This character is the protagonist who is driven by fate.

Choir/Chorus - These characters introduce the characters as players in a play, thus deflating the illusion of theater because the ending is revealed from the first.

Creon - Tired and careworn with the heavy affairs of state, this character issues an edict against burying Polynices.

Guard - This character fails in its vigilance over the dead body of Polynices.

Haemon - This character loves the protagonist and proposes.

Ismene - This character is the protagonist's physically appealing sibling...

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