Table of Contents
- 1 How does the Sentinel explain the capture of Antigone?
- 2 Who is the Sentinel in Antigone?
- 3 Who caught Antigone burying her brother?
- 4 What is Creon’s biggest fear?
- 5 When misfortune comes the wisest even lose their mother wit?
- 6 Who is Antigone trying to bury?
- 7 Why did the Sentry choose to save Antigone?
- 8 How did the guards find the culprit in Antigone?
How does the Sentinel explain the capture of Antigone?
When the sentinel brings Antigone to the King, and tells him the story of how they set a trap to capture the culprit, by removing the dirt from the body and waiting, hidden to see who would return, he is relieved that he will not be held responsible for disobeying the King’s decree.
How did the sentry catch Antigone?
The sentry says someone has sprinkled dust and done the burial ritual on Polyneices creon. The sentry brings Antigone before Creon. The guards uncovered the body and waited, antigone screamed and came back. She then admitted to the crime.
Who is the Sentinel in Antigone?
|Messenger||bearer of woeful news|
|Polynieces||Antigone’s unburied brother|
|Sentinel||Antigone’s captor at Polynieces grave|
Did Antigone want to get caught?
sentinel saw antigone cover polyneices with dirt. sentinel is very sorry, but he values his life more then hers. she wanted to get caught so she can make a statement. creon thinks that antigone should pay for her intolerable actions creon is biest against all women.
Who caught Antigone burying her brother?
Answer and Explanation: Antigone is caught by the sentries posted by her uncle, King Creon. He ordered them to make sure no one buried Polynices.
What reason does Antigone give for burying her brother?
Why Did Antigone Bury Polyneices? Antigone buried her brother out of devotion and loyalty to both the Gods and her family. Without one or the other, she would not have had the courage or thought of going against Creon’s law and putting her life out on the line.
What is Creon’s biggest fear?
Creon’s greatest fear is: War. Angering the gods.
Who is Creon’s son?
Haemon- He is Creon’s son. Haemon is supposed to marry Antigone, however, when Creon banishes Antigone to her death, Haemon runs off.
When misfortune comes the wisest even lose their mother wit?
“When misfortune comes, The wisest even lose their mother wit.” “Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.”
Why was Polyneices not buried?
Creon exiled Oedipus from Thebes after Oedipus killed his father and married his mother. Creon also declared that Polyneices would not receive a proper burial because he committed treason against his own city.
Who is Antigone trying to bury?
Antigone, who feels she must bury her dead brother under Divine law, decides to bury him without Ismene’s help. Antigone is seen burying her brother and is arrested for defying Creon. Creon sends Antigone to a cave/tomb to await her death.
Why does Antigone want to bury her brother so bad?
Antigone buried her brother out of devotion and loyalty to both the Gods and her family. Without one or the other, she would not have had the courage or thought of going against Creon’s law and putting her life out on the line.
Why did the Sentry choose to save Antigone?
The sentry’s low social standing combined with King Creon’s unreasonable stubbornness leave him powerless to do what he feels is actually right. Instead, he must choose between his life and Antigone’s. He saves himself at Antigone’s expense, and Creon forges stubbornly ahead in his own vengeance.
What does Antigone say to Creon in the Odyssey?
Antigone says that she did know, but she didn’t believe it was a viable law. She says that she answers to Zeus, not to Creon. She further states that the gods didn’t lay down these laws for human use and manipulation, and that she will endure the god’s judgment of the burial, not Creon’s, no matter now dire his punishment may be.
How did the guards find the culprit in Antigone?
The guards began to blame each other before realizing that the only way to find the culprit would be to inform Creon. They held a lottery as to who would be the messenger of bad news, and the watchman lost. The Chorus of Elders wonders aloud whether the gods are behind the burial.
How did Antigone get out of the Sun in Game of Thrones?
Creon demands details, and the watchman says that the guards uncovered the previously buried body and left it in the sun. Soon enough, they caught Antigone by her brother’s side, renewing the burial. The guards caught her, and she didn’t even put up a fight.