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by Sophocles

The specific circumstances surrounding the origin of Greek drama were a puzzle even in the 4th century BC. Greek drama seems to have its roots in religious celebrations that incorporated song and dance. By the 6th century BC, Athenians had transformed a rural celebration of Dionysis into an urban…

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Antigone Questions (5-6)

5. What does Haemon contribute to the play? How valid are the arguments he makes to his father about Antigone?

6. What role does Teiresias play in this play? How does he contribute to a theme of the play?

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