How does antigone react when ismene seeks to claim

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12. How does Antigone react when Ismene seeks to claim some responsibility for the burial?
1. Contrast this Odewith the previous one, the Ode to Man.
2. Is this ode's thought and tone similar or different? What, if anything, has changed?
3. How are the gods depicted in the ode?
4. According to the ode, what might the happy man expect?
Episode 3 (to 100)1. What is Haemon’s relationship with Creon? With Antigone?
2. How does Haemon first seek to gain Creon’s favor?
3. As he addresses Haemon, what are some of his justifications for keeping to his word inpunishing Antigone? You might pay close attention to his discussion of women here.
4. What is Haemon’s argument for why Antigone should not be punished?
5. What is the significance of Haemon’s metaphors of the trees in the torrent and the boat?
6. What is Creon’s reaction to Haemon’s reasoning? What does this reaction say about Creon’s character?
7. What is Creon’s choice of punishment for Antigone at the end of this scene?
8. What ominous pronouncement does Haemon make as he leaves Creon?
Ode 3 (The “Love is Trouble” Ode, 101)1. The ancient Greeks had two words for "love"; philia, meaning something like "friendship", and eros, which has more to do with passion. When the chorus talks about "love" in the ode, which of the two do they mean?
2. Why is the chorus generalizing about love here?
Episode 4 (101-107)1. Describe the ironic sense of marriage in the scene between the chorus and Antigone.

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