- 1 What does the Chorus compare Antigone to in Ode 2?
- 2 What does the Chorus say in Ode 2?
- 3 What does ode 2 mean in Antigone?
- 4 What does the Chorus represent in Antigone?
- 5 What is Antigone’s motive for telling the Chorus to pity her?
- 6 What is the theme of Antigone Act I ode II?
- 7 Who is the god who must not be made angry according to ode 2?
- 8 Does the Chorus agree with Antigone?
- 9 What is Creon’s greatest fear?
- 10 What question does the Chorus pose at the end of ode 2?
- 11 What is the purpose of ode 3 in Antigone?
- 12 What does ode 4 mean in Antigone?
- 13 What is the role of chorus?
- 14 What foreshadowing of tragedy does the chorus provide?
- 15 What is the penalty for disobeying Creon’s orders?
What does the Chorus compare Antigone to in Ode 2?
The music teacher would like to have the same number of girls and of boys in the chorus. She finds that 5/8 of the chorus are girls but that if she can get 10 more boys, the chorus will have the same number of boys as of girls.
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.
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.
What does the Chorus represent in Antigone?
In Greek tragedies, the chorus represented the average citizen’s fears, hopes, and judgments. In the play Antigone by Sophocles, the chorus and chorus leader represent the people of Thebes who attempt to talk rationality into the main character, Antigone, and the king, Creon.
What is Antigone’s motive for telling the Chorus to pity her?
At the beginning of Scene 4, Antigone speaks to the Chorus. What is her motivation in telling the Chorus to pity her? She wants the Chorus to acknowledge the injustice of her being punished for doing what the gods required.
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.
Does the Chorus agree with Antigone?
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.
What is Creon’s greatest fear?
Creon’s greatest fear is:
- Angering the gods.
- Losing his family.
What question does the Chorus pose at the end of ode 2?
Chorus questions who is the murderer of Laius. They do not believe Teiresias. They do not think Oedipus murderer Laius since Oedipus has saved the city before from the Sphinx. Why is it important that Creon appears without Oedipus as scene 2 begins?
What is the purpose of ode 3 in Antigone?
The third choral ode of Antigone expands upon this theme, suggesting that even what might appear to be good fortune can be revealed as bad fortune. It warns us that none can escape their fates or the curses of the gods and that hope in such circumstances is often misleading.
What does ode 4 mean in Antigone?
Foreshadowing: Ode 4 is foreshadowing that the love between Haemon and Antigone being defeated by Creon because he will end up punishing her. It also talks about the obstacles that their love has to go through with Creon and his cruel punishment.
What is the role of chorus?
Chorus, in drama and music, those who perform vocally in a group as opposed to those who perform singly. The chorus in Classical Greek drama was a group of actors who described and commented upon the main action of a play with song, dance, and recitation.
What foreshadowing of tragedy does the chorus provide?
After each scene, the Chorus sings an ode to the audience that summarizes the events of the act, summarizes background information, and foreshadows future events. This line foreshadows Creon’s unwillingness to listen to reason and the deaths that will occur because of his stubbornness.
What is the penalty for disobeying Creon’s orders?
Creon decides the consequence of breaking this decree is death. Despite this, Antigone risks her life to honor her brother’s legacy by giving him a burial. As a result, Creon has her imprisoned and then buried alive in a cave.