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Literary Terms Open Notability or any other whiteboard app. You have thirty seconds to write the term on your blank page. Everyone must participate or you will lose your monthly reward. The Word Wall is your word bank today. Feel free to take a picture of it and paste the picture into your Notability slide.
An error in judgment or a weakness in character, such as pride or arrogance – helps bring about the hero’s downfall.
Characters who are vital to the development and resolution of the conflict. The plot and resolution of the conflict revolves around these characters.
A long building that served as the backdrop for the action and as a dressing room.
Types of characters who have become conventional or stereotypical through repeated use in particular types of stories. They are instantly recognizable to readers or audience members.
Concepts or elements that recur throughout the play to help advance its plot and reveal its theme.
Characters who serve to complement the major characters and help move the plot events forward.
A destiny preordained by the gods no matter what action a person takes in the present.
Traditional stories about the gods and goddesses.
A person who changes over time, usually as a result of resolving a central conflict or facing a major crisis.
At the center of a tragedy is a person of high rank who accepts his or her downfall with dignity.
Leader of the chorus.
Someone who does not change over time; his or her personality does not transform or evolve.
Frequently used characters or events.
A masked group of actors who observe and comment on the action through songs.
Anyone who has a complex personality; he or she is often portrayed as a conflicted and contradictory person.
A spacious floor where the action took place.
Stories about people believed to have once lived.
A form of drama that shows the downfall of a dignified, superior character who participates in events of great significance.
This literary personality is notable for one kind of personality trait or characteristic.
Where the audience sat.
A disastrous conclusion that usually involves multiple deaths.
The characters that represents the opposition against which the protagonist must contend.
When the audience knows more than the characters do.
Central person in a story, and is often referred to as the story’s main character.
Antigone’s Family Tree Answer the following questions about Antigone’s Family. Family Names: Creon, Antigone, Polyneices, Haemon, Jocasta, Eteocles, Oedipus, Eurydice, Ismene
Who were Antigone’s parents?
Oedipus and Jocasta
Who was Jocasta’s brother and Antigone’s uncle?
Who was Creon married to?
Who was Antigone engaged to, who was also her cousin?
What were the names of Oedipus and Jocasta’s children?
The Five Chivalric Traits Courage Honesty Loyalty Generosity Kindness
Rough Draft of Extended Response Open Notability, Pages or just get out a piece of paper. Write 4-5 sentences for both of the following questions in preparation for your test. -Who deserves the ultimate blame for the tragic events at the end of Antigone? Make an argument that either Creon, Antigone, or the Gods are to blame for the tragic nature of this play. Reference one specific moment/choice in the play as evidence for your argument. -What is the most important theme of Antigone? What moral do you think the play most wants to teach its audience? Provide an example (summary of a moment or dialogue) as evidence for your argument.
Considering the reading selections from L’Morte d’Arthur, what makes a king or a knight worthy of their position? In your response, think about the actual qualifications in the stories that make a man worthy of power or position. Some of the men are not always chivalric, yet they still have a high position in England. Is it character or birth that is more important? Use one specific character as your main example in this 4-5 sentence response.