Directing Scene I of Sophocles’ Antigone

By on February 9th, 2021 in Sophocles

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The direction of the first scene of Antigone will set the mood for the entire play.  Antigone has called her sister Ismene to meet her outside the palace gates in Thebes.  She tells her sister the king will not allow their brother Polyneices to be buried.  Antigone tries to get her sister to help but […]

Sophocles shows a dramatic play

By on December 23rd, 2020 in Sophocles

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Recalling what had happened to Oedipus about finding out the he killed his own father and that he married his own mother and had children with her, Oedipus finally realized that the prophecy is true. Before, he ruled the city of Thebes, and because he wants to escape from the dirty life that he had […]