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Brecht and Kowalke Questions 13. Brecht’s Antigone: In the poem, why does Brecht’s Antigone break the law and what do you make of this? She s grabbing a jug of dust to bury her brother whose corpse is exposed. She is showing resistance to the laws of her corrupt government. It’s not a matter of right and wrong with her but of just and unjust. 14. What is happening in the Prologue to Brecht’s adaptation? We don’t read the adaptation, but it can be found in the UCI library if you are interested or ordered online in the Judith Malina translation. The brother of two sisters is being hanged. The sisters live in a world surrounded by war. The see their brother hanging and one sister wants to cut him down while the other tells her not too for she can get in trouble. 15. “Search for the Fallen”: What is Erwin Kowalke’s definition of war? War is young men killing other young men they do not know on the orders of old men who know one another too well. 16. How is this a matter of kinship? What resistance does he encounter? It is a matter of
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2008 for the course HUM CORE 1b taught by Professor Lupton during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.

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