- 1 How does the Chorus feel about Creon?
- 2 Why does Creon become angry with the Chorus?
- 3 What does the Chorus call Creon?
- 4 What logic does Tiresias offer for Creon to relent?
- 5 Does the Chorus agree with Creon?
- 6 Which side in the war does the Chorus favor and why?
- 7 How has Creon ordered Polyneices body to be treated?
- 8 How has Creon ordered Polynieces body to be treated?
- 9 Who is Tiresias what happens when he comes to talk to Creon?
- 10 Does Creon think haemon will really kill himself?
- 11 What course of action does the Chorus recommend to Creon?
- 12 Why does Creon fear breaking his word?
- 13 Why does Creon order Antigone to be locked in a vault?
- 14 How does Creon interpret the statement?
- 15 What is Ismene’s motivation for wanting to die with Antigone?
How does the Chorus feel about Creon?
In relation to Creon, the chorus thinks it is doing him a favor by reminding him of Tiresias’s accuracy of a prophet. The chorus is loyal to Creon and genuinely wants to help him do the right thing by himself and his community.
Why does Creon become angry with the Chorus?
Why does Creon become angry with the Chorus? The chorus leader suggests that Polynices’ burial might have been the work of the gods; this comment angers Creon because he thinks it a stupid thing to say that the gods would honor one who had attacked his own city.
What does the Chorus call Creon?
Why? Why does the Chorus call Creon their “new king.” They call him the “new king” because he won the battle.
What logic does Tiresias offer for Creon to relent?
Tiresias complains that the gods refuse to accept sacrifices from infected altars. He advises Creon to relent and to listen to reason. He asks Creon not to be inflexible, but to make amends for his unnatural behavior. He tells Creon that there is no honor in demeaning the man who is already dead.
Does the Chorus agree with Creon?
In Antigone the Chorus at times directly affects the action of the play. Though they at first seem to be totally on the side of their new king Creon, they begin to urge him to be more moderate. Creon, of course, finally agrees to do this but unfortunately it’s far too late.
Which side in the war does the Chorus favor and why?
Which side in the war does the chorus favor? The Theban defenders is the side of the war favored by the chorus in “Antigone” by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. – 405 B.C.E.).
How has Creon ordered Polyneices body to be treated?
Creon has ordered that their brother, Polynices, is not to be given a proper burial. proper burial. She will face the punishment of death for disobeying Creon’s order.
How has Creon ordered Polynieces body to be treated?
EXPLANATION: Creon considered Polyniece as a traitor. To establish his authority and power, he ordered everyone to not bury his body. He made a law to not bury his body and to be left for animals to be eaten. He also made soldiers to watch the body so that no one dares to bury the body and his order is been obeyed.
Who is Tiresias what happens when he comes to talk to Creon?
Tiresias tells him that his refusal to bury Polynices and his punishment of Antigone for the burial will bring the curses of the gods down on Thebes. Hearing this, Creon curses Tiresias, calling him a false prophet who traffics in poor advice and rhetoric.
Does Creon think haemon will really kill himself?
Haemon means that he will kill himself if Creon kills Antigone. Creon thinks that Haemon means that he will kill Creon. At the beginning, he was respectful and trying to flatter Creon. At the end he is desperate and accuses Creon of being too stubborn and of offending the gods.
What course of action does the Chorus recommend to Creon?
Q. In Scene 5, what course of action does the Chorus recommend to Creon? honor. money.
Why does Creon fear breaking his word?
Or to break my sworn word?” Creon: he is frightened that if he breaks his word people will think he is a bad leader. your temper scares everyone.” Haimon is telling Creon that he is being a bad leader. “if you do not listen to people you will end up empty.”
Why does Creon order Antigone to be locked in a vault?
Creon orders Antigone to be locked in a vault because: He could hide her whereabouts from Haemon. There had already been too much bloodshed in Thebes. He could feel less responsible for her death.
How does Creon interpret the statement?
If the state wants to die, they should follow him. Scene 3: How does Creon interpret Haemon’s statement that “her (Antigone’s) death will cause another”? He asks Haemon if he has lost his senses and if he is threatening him.
What is Ismene’s motivation for wanting to die with Antigone?
Ismene chooses the side of reason due to her fear of death and authority but has a change of heart after seeing Antigone’s bravery. Unfortunately, it’s too late, and Ismene is left alone with Creon at the end of the play, the rest of her family slain by their own hands.