Antigone Discussion Questions

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How do the characters of Ismene, Creon, and the Page serve as foils for Antigone?

How do the changes that Anouilh has made to the basic plot of Sophocles's Antigone affect its meaning and impact? Write an essay detailing the changes and why you think he made them. Which version is more appealing to you and why?

Identify lines or events in the play that correspond to events in France between 1940-1944, the period when the play was written and produced.

Do you agree with the Chorus's assessment of tragedy as "tranquil"? Is this a tragedy without hope? Support your answer with evidence from the play.

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