Antigone - HUMN 151 ANTIGONE ASSIGNMENT and STUDY GUIDE We...

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HUMN 151 ANTIGONE ASSIGNMENT and STUDY GUIDE We will be watching extracts from Sophocles’ play, Antigone. Answer the questions (printed in bold capital letters), and put your answers in your notebook. YOUR TEXT HAS THE COMPLETE TEXT OF THE PLAY (IN A DIFFERENT TRANSLATION). The excepts are as follows: 1. The soldier, accused by Creon of conspiring to bury the body of Polynices, goes back to try to catch the criminal. 2. The Chorus (in this case, 12 famous actors) declaims the Hymn to Mankind. WHAT IS THE OFFICIAL NAME FOR THIS PART OF A GREEK TRAGEDY? NOTICE THE END OF THE HYMN. WHAT SHOULD HUMANS DO IN ORDER TO PROSPER? WHAT SORT OF ATTITUDE WILL BRING TRAGEDY? 3. The soldier returns with Antigone, and describes how she was caught burying the body. DESCRIBE THE IMPROMPTU FUNERAL CEREMONY THAT SHE PERFORMS, she put some handfuls of dirt on the body then she took the urn that she was carrying and poured it over him three times. 4.
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