Essay Topics/Writing Assignments
These 20 essay questions can be used as essay questions on a test, or as stand-alone essay topics for a take-home or in-class writing assignment. Students should have a full understanding of the text in order to answer these questions. They ask for a thorough analysis of the text.
1. Compare and contrast the idea of family loyalty as viewed by Antigone to that of Eteocles.
2. Discuss the relationship between parents and children in the play "Seven Against Thebes."
3. Compare and contrast the characters of: King Laius, King Oedipus, and King Eteocles.
4. Discuss the importance and the usage of imagery throughout the play Seven Against Thebes.
5. Seven Against Thebes is set in a male-dominated society full of violence and war. What role do women play in this society?
6. What role does religion and prayer play in Seven...
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