monolouge or dialouge that precedes chorus
the entrance ode of the chorus
3-5 episodes in which one to three characters interact with chorus
a choral ode in which the chorus reacts to episodes
exit song of chorus
Unity of time
within 24 hour action
Unity of Place
within one location action
Unity of Action
all events are important to resolving conflict - one conflict
Playwright of Antigones
Year of birth and death Sophocles
497 BC born and died 407 BC
Eteocles and Polynices
Antigone and Ismene's brothers
Oedipus and Jocasta
Antigone will die of starvation in a cave because she tried to bury Polynices who no longer will marry his son
King who declares Antigone the traitor but in the en is who learns the lesson
Antigone's betrothed who kills himself after she hangs herself
held 12,000 to 14,000 people and built in hillsides
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