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Antigone Chapter Summary & Analysis - Scene 2 (Second Episode) Summary

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Scene 2 (Second Episode) Summary

The Sentry who was yelled at and threatened by Creon returns and Choragos interrogates him because Antigone is the Sentry's captive. The Sentry informs Choragos that Antigone is the guilty one, the one caught in the act of burying her brother. The Sentry then inquires as to Creon's whereabouts and is told that he is coming from his house.

Creon enters, questions the Sentry on his hasty return, and the Sentry tells the king that he did not intend to return due to the king's anger and threats, but he was able to solve the case. He did not need to lose at dice to be the one to confront the king with this news this time.

The Sentry then hands over Antigone and informs Creon of her guilt; she was actually caught trying to bury Polyneices. The Sentry tells the king to...

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