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1 Puzzle… Solve this: Puzzle… Solve this: –What goes on four legs in the morning, two legs at noon, and three legs in the evening?

2 Oedipus the king We will read “The Myth of Oedipus” (10-12 World Drama book) as a class, and fill out the accompanying handout. We will read “The Myth of Oedipus” (10-12 World Drama book) as a class, and fill out the accompanying handout. We will then use this to complete a story board of events. We will then use this to complete a story board of events. (Directions for the story board will come later…) (Directions for the story board will come later…)

3 Introduction Read pages 7-8 in your “World Drama” book, and take notes on the first page of your handout. Read pages 7-8 in your “World Drama” book, and take notes on the first page of your handout. When finished, please wait for us to continue to the next activity. When finished, please wait for us to continue to the next activity.

4 Introduction to Antigone Basics of drama (setting and conflict) Basics of drama (setting and conflict) Organization of the drama Organization of the drama Literary Terms to look for Literary Terms to look for

5 Basics of Antigone Setting: the city of Thebes, the morning after a war, way back in B.C. Setting: the city of Thebes, the morning after a war, way back in B.C. Conflict of story: Conflict of story: –Individual rights VS. State –Moral or Divine Law VS. Human Law

6 Major Characters in Antigone Antigone – protagonist, daughter of Oedipus Antigone – protagonist, daughter of Oedipus Creon – King of Thebes and Antigone’s uncle Creon – King of Thebes and Antigone’s uncle Ismene – Antigone’s sister Ismene – Antigone’s sister Haemon – Creon’s son and Antigone’s fiancé Haemon – Creon’s son and Antigone’s fiancé

7 Chorus Choragos “the elders of the city Thebes” whose age and opinion would have been respected “the elders of the city Thebes” whose age and opinion would have been respected Part of cast who chant parados, odes and paean. Part of cast who chant parados, odes and paean. Leader of the chorus Leader of the chorus Often times interacts with characters one on one Often times interacts with characters one on one

8 The Organization of Antigone Prologue (story) Prologue (story) Parados (song) Parados (song) Episode One (story) Episode One (story) Ode One (song) Ode One (song) –Strophe –Antistrophe Episode Two (story) Episode Two (story) Ode Two (song) Ode Two (song) –Strophe –Antistrophe Episode Three (story) Episode Three (story) Ode Three (song) Ode Three (song) –Strophe –Antistrophe Episode Four (story) Episode Four (story) Ode Four (song) Ode Four (song) –Strophe –Antistrophe Episode Five (story) Episode Five (story) Paean (song) Paean (song) –Strophe –Antistrophe Exodus (story) Exodus (story)

9 Prologue Parados Going to be set around central moral issue and set up basic conflict Going to be set around central moral issue and set up basic conflict Sets forth the subject and provides the mythological background necessary for understanding the events of the play. Sets forth the subject and provides the mythological background necessary for understanding the events of the play. Our prologue stars our protagonist Antigone and her sister Ismene Our prologue stars our protagonist Antigone and her sister Ismene Song sung by the chorus as it first enters. Named for the corridors at the front of the stage of a Greek theater Song sung by the chorus as it first enters. Named for the corridors at the front of the stage of a Greek theater Written in “ode” fashion. Written in “ode” fashion. A choral song chanted by the chorus A choral song chanted by the chorus After the prologue After the prologue

10 Episodes A narrative section of the play, when the main events take place A narrative section of the play, when the main events take place Divided from the next episode by a odes, or stasimons. Divided from the next episode by a odes, or stasimons.

11 Ode (Stasimon) a choral section of the play. a choral section of the play. The language of these sections is elevated, more “poetic”; often supplementary information or the mood of the play’s internal audience is revealed The language of these sections is elevated, more “poetic”; often supplementary information or the mood of the play’s internal audience is revealed A choral ode that often reflects on the dialogue and events of the preceding episode. A choral ode that often reflects on the dialogue and events of the preceding episode.

12 Parts of the Ode: Strophe: Antistrophe: Part of ode that the chorus chants as it moves from right to left across stage Part of ode that the chorus chants as it moves from right to left across stage Part of ode that chorus chants as it moves back across stage from left to right Part of ode that chorus chants as it moves back across stage from left to right

13 Paean Exodus Hymn in praise of god – in this case Dionysus, in whose honor the Greeks performed the plays Hymn in praise of god – in this case Dionysus, in whose honor the Greeks performed the plays The final, or exit, scene The final, or exit, scene

14 Literary Terms to Look For Foil – a character who serves as a contrast to another character Foil – a character who serves as a contrast to another character Allusion – Reference to a statement, person, place, event or thing that is known from something else Allusion – Reference to a statement, person, place, event or thing that is known from something else

15 More Literary Terms Metaphor –a comparison between two unlike things without a connecting word such as like, as, than or resembles Metaphor –a comparison between two unlike things without a connecting word such as like, as, than or resembles Simile – a comparison between two unlike things WITH a connecting word such as like, as, than or resembles Simile – a comparison between two unlike things WITH a connecting word such as like, as, than or resembles

16 More Literary Terms Verbal Irony – when a speaker says one thing, but means the opposite Verbal Irony – when a speaker says one thing, but means the opposite Dramatic Irony – when the reader or the audience knows something important that a character does not know. Dramatic Irony – when the reader or the audience knows something important that a character does not know.

17 More Literary Terms Alliteration – repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words that are close together Alliteration – repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words that are close together –Example: “Sally sold seashells down by the sea shore" Theme – the central idea of a work Theme – the central idea of a work


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