- 1 How does Creon’s fall make the theme of Antigone clear?
- 2 What is the ship of state in Antigone?
- 3 How does Creon feel about money?
- 4 What is revealed about Antigone’s character in this exchange?
- 5 What is the main message of the play Antigone?
- 6 What is the moral of Antigone?
- 7 What is the ship of state that King Creon is referring to?
- 8 What is the extended metaphor in Antigone?
- 9 Why does Creon not bury Polyneices?
- 10 What is Creon’s greatest fear?
- 11 How does the sentry act when he comes before Creon?
- 12 What does Creon ask the Chorus to do concerning the body of Polyneices?
- 13 Does Creon think haemon will really kill himself?
- 14 What prejudices does Creon reveal?
- 15 What do we find out about Antigone’s relationship with haemon?
How does Creon’s fall make the theme of Antigone clear?
the correct answer is A his stubborn pride leads to disaster, showing audiences the dangers of pride.
What is the ship of state in Antigone?
In Antigone, the “ship of state” is the government of Thebes. This line is spoken by Creon, who states, ‘My Friends.
How does Creon feel about money?
Creon thinks that money must somehow be involved with the burial of Polyneices. Creon goes on to say express that money is a major motivator for unsavory practices.
What is revealed about Antigone’s character in this exchange?
What does Antigone’s treatment of her sister reveal about her character? Antigone is really upset with her Ismene, and she didn’t want anyone else to die. Antigone: You are alive, but I belong to death (line 147). Creon: No; death will do that for me (line 160).
What is the main message of the play Antigone?
A central theme of Antigone is the tension between individual action and fate. While free choices, such as Antigone’s decision to defy Creon’s edict, are significant, fate is responsible for many of the most critical and devastating events of the trilogy.
What is the moral of Antigone?
In Antigone, the moral of the story is that of fate. This moral is incorporated through the actions of both Creon and Antigone. The moral also corresponds with a recurring theme of the abuse of power, something that Creon is more than guilty of.
What is the ship of state that King Creon is referring to?
The ‘ ship of state’ that Antigone and Creon are referring to are the government, or in this case, his kingship.
What is the extended metaphor in Antigone?
As he tells Antigone, conjuring the storm-tossed ship as an extended metaphor for the beleaguered Thebes, the ship of state demands that all on board lose their names. Only the ship and the storm remain. To save the ship, Creon has had to terrorize the mob into obedience.
Why does Creon not bury Polyneices?
Creon exiled Oedipus from Thebes after Oedipus killed his father and married his mother. Creon also declared that Polyneices would not receive a proper burial because he committed treason against his own city.
What is Creon’s greatest fear?
Creon’s greatest fear is:
- Angering the gods.
- Losing his family.
How does the sentry act when he comes before Creon?
How does the sentry act when he comes before Creon? The sentry says someone has sprinkled dust and done the burial ritual on Polyneices creon. Creon suspects a man bribed one of the sentries to do it.
What does Creon ask the Chorus to do concerning the body of Polyneices?
why does Creon summon his Chorus /men? to talk about how Polyneices cannot be buried. Creon says that “whoever shows by word and deed that he is on his side of the state, he shall have Creons respect while he is living, and his reverence when he is dead.” they must not support to whoever breaks the law.
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 prejudices does Creon reveal?
Creon reveals his rigidity and insecurity when he tells his son Haemon “the way to behave: subordinate / Everything else, my son, to your father’s will.” Creon demands blind obedience and filial devotion from his son simply because he is Haemon’s father.
What do we find out about Antigone’s relationship with haemon?
Suicide. Haemon is betrothed to Antigone. He must choose between his father (whom he has always followed) and his lover Antigone. He chooses Antigone but cannot separate himself from either because of the strong ties of family and love.