Antigone (greek mythology) antigone was one of four children born from the incestuous relationship between oedipus, king of thebes, and his mother, jocasta in greek myth and drama, antigone's chief virtue was loyalty: she guided her father after he blinded and exiled himself and, in burying her brother polyneices, she chose. Class period: date: the odyssey unit test multiple choice (2 points each) b explains penelope's sadness d reveals odysseus' identity 21. Antigone antigone (1961) odissea (1968) as penelope, and the odyssey (1997) as anticleia quotes. Kristen henderson performing with antigone rising in 2016 kristen henderson (or kristen ellis-henderson) is a founding member, guitarist and songwriter for the all female popular rock band antigone rising.
Get information on greek and roman mythology, antigone: daughter of oedipus leader of suitors of penelope slain by odysseus. Vote on who wins in a bracket competition between elizabeth bennett, becky sharp, katherine minola (kate), imogen, lucy pevensie, dorothea brooke, sofya semyonovna. Odyssey hero essay iliad and odyssey penelope, is a hero and seen by many readers as such especially females aeneid, and antigone heroic code in the.
Antigone penelope the river-god achelous told the story of erisichthon to theseus and his companions, whom he was entertaining at his hospitable. Antigone and creon - antigone and creon research papers compare and contrast the two characters of the play antigone in greek tragedy female protagonists - one of the most famous female protagonists in literature comes from greek drama, antigone. Odyssey unit test they are looking for eligible partners among penelope's servant girls b they are offering their condolences to penelope on the supposed. Discussion questions for penelopiad by margaret atwood 1 consider the personalities of the women in the penelopiad, especially penelope, helen, and. In greek mythology, antigone was the daughter of oedipus and his mother, jocasta oedipus, king of thebes, unknowingly married his mother jocasta, and.
Tiresias comes to oedipus against his will, not wanting to explain the meaning of the oracle to the king, but he goes freely to creon in antigone, with news of his own augury in both cases, however, after a courteous greeting, tiresias meets with insults and rejection. A chorus of competing female voices from the underworld—those of penelope's 12 maids accused of treasonous plotting and hanged by her son, antigone's claim. Feminist readings of antigone fanny söderbäck published by state university of new york press kofman, edited by penelope deutscher and kelly oliver, 189-202.
The body of polynices, antigone's brother, has been ordered to remain unburied by creon, the new king of thebes antigone defies the law, sealing her fate. Sacred-texts classical paganism legends & sagas index previous next chapter xxiii achelous and hercules- admetus and alcestis-antigone- penelope achelous and hercules. Penelope versus antigone, nobility versus virtuous in the odyssey, one of the main characters, penelope is a woman whose husband has gone off to war and. And antigone, whose story was told by sophocles, was willing to die in order to defy an unjust civil law telemachus kill all of the suitors who had besieged penelope while her husband was.
» persephone / antigone plum peach papaya chart your baby's growth and development with our pregnancy calendar i can't believe that penelope (which i hate. Antigone, this letter that i have wrote is not something to force you to change your mind, for it is to only make you think about a few concepts to help you realize where i am coming from antigone, you must realize that it is the right thing, and if death is a result, than death is our honor. Penelope and odysseus love each other though they are separated for twenty years, they remain focused on reuniting odysseus uses his wits to get home to penelope, and penelope uses her wits to. Homer's penelope and sophocles' antigone in seven pages this paper compares the female protagonists featured in 'the odyssey' by homer and antigone by sophocles in a consideration of these women's similarities and differences.