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 sister who is brave enough to argue with the Herald and to promise defiance of the council's edict.
Chorus - This is the name of the Theban maidens who sing sections of the play. Their purpose is to explain events or actions that occurred previously and to provide commentary on the events that are occurring.
Eteocles - This character is the ruler of Thebes and is one of the surviving sons.
Herald - This character appears at the play's conclusion to bring word of the...
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