- 1 What does the chorus blame for Antigone’s fate?
- 2 What does ode 2 mean in Antigone?
- 3 How is fate shown in Antigone?
- 4 How does the chorus foreshadow Creon’s fate in Scene IV?
- 5 Why does Antigone kill herself?
- 6 Why did Zeus punish the rebels?
- 7 What is the theme of Antigone Act I ode II?
- 8 Who is the god who must not be made angry according to ode 2?
- 9 What does the Chorus say in ode 2?
- 10 Is Antigone a tragedy of fate?
- 11 Is Antigone doomed?
- 12 What is the conflict between fate and destiny?
- 13 What is Creon’s greatest fear?
- 14 What does Haemon say about his feelings for his father Creon?
- 15 What emotion does this exaggerated imagery imply?
What does the chorus blame for Antigone’s fate?
The chorus blames Antigone for her death. They say that she knew she was breaking the law and that her fate was her own fault, because she made a choice. Antigone blames Oedipus, her father, for the curse he had left to her family.
What does ode 2 mean in Antigone?
The meaning of Ode 2 in Antigone is a dark warning about the wrath of the gods and foreshadows the tragic fate of Antigone. It discusses how the gods punish transgressions by punishing both the transgressor and their family for generations.
How is fate shown in Antigone?
Antigone accepts her fate, burying her brother and accepting her death. But Creon refuses to accept fate, instead relying on his own wisdom. Creon’s refusal to accept fate is what ends up leading him to his tragedy and the death of his entire family.
How does the chorus foreshadow Creon’s fate in Scene IV?
In Scene 4, the Chorus sings about women who have had fates similar to Antigone’s. They end with the lines, ‘But in her marriage deathless Fate found means to build a tomb like yours for all her joy,’ foreshadowing that Antigone will die before she is married, or that she will be married to Haemon only by death.
Why does Antigone kill herself?
When King Creon finds out, he becomes furious and orders Antigone to be walled up alive in a tomb. Rather than live in dishonor, Antigone sees it as her religious duty towards the gods and her brother to take her own life by hanging herself.
Why did Zeus punish the rebels?
Zeus is one of the powerful gods of Greek mythology. In the story of Antigone by Sophocles, he punishes the rebels. It is because he despises the arrogance and proud persona of the rebels. He hates someone who denies a burial, however, Creon fails to look into his message.
What is the theme of Antigone Act I ode II?
What is the theme of Ode 2? 1) Punishment of the god’s is forever.
Who is the god who must not be made angry according to ode 2?
Who is the god who must not be made angry, according to Ode 2? Zeus.
What does the Chorus say in ode 2?
In this first section, the Chorus discusses the vengeance of the gods. They say that those who have not suffered as a result of the gods’ vengeance are lucky, not only because they do not face that wrath but also because the gods will continue to punish the sinner’s family for generations.
Is Antigone a tragedy of fate?
Fate is an important part of many tragedies. She believes following her fate set by the gods is more important than following a law set by the king. She informs her sister, who has decided to follow the law, that she should “set [her] own fate in order.”
Is Antigone doomed?
To what degree is Antigone doomed by her fate? As a result of Antigone’s death, Creon’s son, Haemon, killed himself. Because of Haemon’s death, Creon’s wife, Eurydice killed herself. Creon is then left with no one, all because he didn’t listen to Tiresias’ prophesy.
What is the conflict between fate and destiny?
Fate is that which you cannot change. Destiny is that which you’re meant to do. While fate is what happens when you don’t take responsibility for your life, destiny is what happens when you commit to growing, learning, and taking chances. Being “destined for greatness” only comes through active and conscious decisions.
What is Creon’s greatest fear?
Creon’s greatest fear is:
- Angering the gods.
- Losing his family.
What does Haemon say about his feelings for his father Creon?
In this first scene with Haemon, what feelings does Creon reveal about leadership and democracy? 25. He says he everyone should obey him because Creon is the leader for the success of the city and how orderly everything is.
What emotion does this exaggerated imagery imply?
What emotion does this exaggerated imagery imply? – The hyperbole in lines 308-312 is the exaggeration of the soldier’s desperation to be proved innocent. Their image of willingness to walk on fire and be swear by the gods imply that they are panicking too much already, and they will do everything just to be innocent.