To understand the basics of Greek Drama and the assess specific conflicts within the tragedy Antigone
After completing the readings and film listed below, please provide clear and well supported answers, written in your own words, to the following questions:
Answer the following questions with complete sentences and well supported, convincing details. You will have to research sources for some of the answers. Please use credible sources and make sure to properly cite them. Please number your answers.
PLEASE NUMBER YOUR ANSWERS
What does Aristotle say are the six parts that must be present in every tragedy?
According to Aristotle, who qualifies as a Tragic Hero? Is their suffering undeserved? Explain.
Clearly define the following in your own words: Hamartia and Hubris (explain how they are connected), Peripeteia, Anagnorisis, Mimesis, Catharsis.
Next, match these terms – Hamartia, Peripeteia, Anagnorisis – with the actions of a character in Antigone –> What is their Hamartia and where do the moments of Peripeteia, Anagnorisis occur for the character? Example – When does Creon’s anagnorisis happen and what is it? What is Antigone’s hamartia or tragic flaw? (Keep this in mind – hubris is just one example of hamartia).
What is the general story line and setting for the play Antigone? Be sure to include detailed information about the roles played by each of the following characters – Antigone, Eteocles, Polynices, Creon, Haemon and Ismene. Please write this in your own words. Do not plagiarize.
Your paper should be double-spaced.
Please number your answers.
Your paper needs to be formatted according to MLA style. Some of this includes using a 12pt. font and setting 1 margins all the way around. There are many good online resources for formatting papers according to MLA (see Start Here Buttonmodule for the some good writing resources).
Be sure to submit the paper before the deadline (see syllabus policy).
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