- 1 What does the Chorus say at the end of Antigone?
- 2 What does the Chorus say about love?
- 3 What does the Chorus convey about human beings in Ode 1?
- 4 What is the Chorus saying about the animals of the world in the ode?
- 5 Does Creon think haemon will really kill himself?
- 6 What is Creon’s greatest fear?
- 7 What is haemon’s main argument?
- 8 What role does the Chorus serve in general?
- 9 What foreshadowing of tragedy does the Chorus provide?
- 10 What message theme is this chorus conveying about human beings?
- 11 What does the chorus say about humanity?
- 12 What is the most wonderful of all the world’s wonders?
- 13 What is the one thing from which man Cannot escape Antigone?
- 14 What can man not defeat?
- 15 Does the Chorus agree with Antigone?
What does the Chorus say at the end of Antigone?
The Chorus’s final speech is a remarkably terse list of possible lessons that can be learned from the play’s events: wisdom is good, reverence for the gods is necessary, pride is bad, and fate is inevitable (1466–1470).
What does the Chorus say about love?
The chorus also argues that love has the power to corrupt people, such as making just men unjust. Finally the chorus ends by confessing that they feel overcome with love for Antigone as well and feel like weeping as they see her being led to her “bridal chamber,” meaning tomb (813).
What does the Chorus convey about human beings in Ode 1?
It praises mankind’s intelligence but warns that man is capable of both good and evil. When laws are followed, mankind progresses and builds wonderful civilizations. When laws are broken, anarchy reigns and destruction follows. The Chorus warns never to let an anarchist find welcome or rest.
What is the Chorus saying about the animals of the world in the ode?
What can man do that no other animals can? According to the chorus, man has leadership and dominance over everything, this is one of the qualities that animals fail to portray.
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 is Creon’s greatest fear?
Creon’s greatest fear is:
- Angering the gods.
- Losing his family.
What is haemon’s main argument?
Even so, Haemon’s arguments with Creon are rational. He says that reason is a gift of the gods, and he cautions Creon against being single-minded and self-involved, noting that there is no such thing as a one-man city. He asserts that everyone has to give way somewhat, listen, and change, and that no one is infallible.
What role does the Chorus serve in general?
What role does the chorus serve in general? The chorus comments on the actions of the other characters in the play. It also fills in the blanks for the audience by providing background information, and it recites the prologue and the epilogue.
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 message theme is this chorus conveying about human beings?
The theme is that everyone dies and the destiny is escapable, if you angry a god they will come for you. When Haemon enters, Creon talks to him about obedience.
What does the chorus say about humanity?
The speech is about humanity and human abilities. The Chorus speaks to how humans are capable of commandeering their will over parts of nature: “All breeds of carefree bird, savage beast, and deep-sea creature, ingenious man snares in his woven nets” (Lines 377-381).
What is the most wonderful of all the world’s wonders?
According to Ode 1, what is the most wonderful of all the world’s wonders? Man is the most wonderful of all the world’s wonders. Of all the winds, man has made himself secure against all except one.
What is the one thing from which man Cannot escape Antigone?
animals, the weather), but the one thing man cannot conquer or escape is death. It will always ultimately conquer every man. How does Antigone react when she is caught by the sentries?
What can man not defeat?
Ernest Hemingway Quotes But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
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.