Antigone prologue quiz

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Antigone prologue quiz

By | August 2013
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Name: _________________________________________________________________

Antigone: Prologue

1. Circle the names of the four children of Jocasta and Oedipus: a. Antigone, Ismene, Polyneices, Eteocles
b. Antigone, Ismene, Polyneices, Eurydice
c. Antigone, Haemon, Polyneices, Eteocles
d. Antigone, Haemon, Teiresias, Eteocles

2. Circle the points of conflict mentioned in the Prologue. You may circle more than one answer: a. Creon has labeled Polyneices a traitor.
b. Creon has forbidden the people of Thebes the right to mourn Polyneices c. Ismene has refused to help Antigone.
d. The sun is setting and Antigone must leave before night. e. Polyneices has been left for carrion.
f. Antigone feels helpless.
Identify the speakers of the following quotes: Antigone, Ismene, Chorus

3. ____________________ “Go away, _____: I shall be hating you soon.”

4. ____________________ “Creon is not strong enough to stand in my way.”

5. ____________________ “I have no strength to break laws that were made for the public good.”

6. ____________________ Now the long blade of the sun, lying/Level east to west, touches with glory/ Thebes of the Seven Gates. Open, unlidded/ Eye of the golden day! Or Marching light/Across the eddy and rush of Dirce’s stream…

7. ____________________ “Now you can prove what you are.”

8. ____________________ “Impossible things should not be tried at all.”

Name: _________________________________________________________________ Antigone: Prologue

9. Circle the names of the four children of Jocasta and Oedipus: a. Antigone, Haemon, Polyneices, Eteocles
b. Antigone, Haemon, Teiresias, Eteocles
c. Antigone, Ismene, Polyneices, Eteocles
d. Antigone, Ismene, Polyneices, Eurydice

1. Circle the points of conflict mentioned in the Prologue. You...