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Antigone Final

2012 Final Luedke

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Creon King of Thebes, Uncle of Antigone and Ismene
Antigone Tragic Hero, daughter of Oedipus- former king of Thebes.
Danae Princess who was locked up by her father due to a prophecy and gave birth to a son by the power of Zeus.
Eteocles Brother of Polyneices, Antigone, and Ismene. Killed by brother over fight over throne.
Polyneices Antigone tries to bury him, sibling of Eteocles, Antigone and Ismene.
Oedipus Father of Antigone, Polyneices, Ismene, and Eteocles. Former King of Thebes
Choragos Lead speaker of the Chorus
Chorus Group of 15 elders of Thebes
Haemon Son of Creon, engaged to Antigone
Ismene Antigone's sister
Niobe Queen of Thebes who was turned to stone for boasting about how she was better than a goddess.
Ares God of War
Aphrodite Goddess of love and beauty
Menoikeues Creon's father
The Sentry Gave Creon the news that Polyneices was buried
Eurydice Creon's wife
Dramatic Irony When the audience knows something a character in the story doesn't
Foil Character provides striking contrast to another character
Foreshadowing Hints/clues the author gives to suggest what will happen
Methaphor Comparison of two different things without using like or as
Oxymoron Two opposite words i.e.Jumbo shrimp; plastic glasses
Archetype An original that has been imitated.
Mood The way the reader feels when reading a story.
Tone The author’s attitude towards the characters or the story.
Precedence The condition of being considered more important than someone or something else; priority in rank.
Pathetic Arousing pity, esp. through vulnerability or sadness.
Pity The feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the suffering and misfortunes of others.
Morbid Characterized by or appealing to an abnormal and unhealthy interest in disturbing and unpleasant subjects, esp. death and disease
Conviction Declare (someone) to be guilty of a criminal offense by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law.
Righteousness adhering to moral principles.
Irony When the opposite of what you expect happens, or when you say the opposite of what you mean
Anecdote A short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.
Logos Logical means persuading by the use of reasoning (statistics)
Pathos Pity appeal- A quality that evokes pity or sadness.
Ethos Ethical Appeal- means convincing by the character of the author.
Analogy A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanation or clarification.
Paean A song of praise or triumph.
Prologue Before word
Exodos the final scene or departure, especially in tragedy and usually Old Comedy: usually following the last stasimon
Defile Sully, mar, or spoil.
Impassively Devoid of or not subject to emotion.
Auspicious Marked by success; prosperous.
Sated To satisfy to excess.
Lamentation expression of sorrow
Sententiously Abounding in pompous moralizing.
Transgress To go beyond or over (a limit or boundary); exceed or overstep
Anarchist a person who causes disorder or upheaval
Perverse Obstinately persisting in an error or fault; wrongly self-willed or stubborn.
Contempt The feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, base, or worthless; scorn.
Reverence A feeling of profound awe and respect and often love; veneration.
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