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  1. Who were the two main characters in Antigone?
  2. When was Sophocles born
  3. What were the functions of the chorus?
  4. Who does Antigone attempt to bury?
  5. Who did Sophocles beat in a dramatic competition?
  1. a Aeschylus
  2. b 496 BC
  3. c Creon and Antigone
  4. d sets overall mood and expresses theme, Adds beauty (theatrical effectiveness) through song and dance, Gives background information, Divides action - breaks play into scenes, Usually fifteen members, Adds color, movement, spectacle, Offers reflections on events
  5. e Polyneices

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Haemon
  2. She hangs herself
  3. circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
  4. Reduced participation of chorus, including ordinary people as characters in plays, realities of war, criticizing of religion, exuberance, tough decisions, and the sudden appearance of a god.
  5. Dionysus

5 True/False Questions

  1. What is a theatron?where the audience sat

          

  2. When did Sophocles die?406 BC

          

  3. By what method is Antigone sentenced to death?Polyneices

          

  4. What is sophocles know for?Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks

          

  5. What was the Proscenium?altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop

          

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