As it is, I feel nothing. What prowess does t take to kill one already dead? O seer, how correct your prophecy turned out!
Or am I your friend whatever I do? Therefore, I have made a decree to the citizens concerning the sons of Oedipus: Take her away at once, and shut her in her walled-up tomb, as I have said.
How could I not, Even if you had not proclaimed it? Taught nothing that is not just! This a clear path.
Ismene You wish to violate the proclamation?! Antigone He is our brother. You live, but my soul has been dead a long time, that I might serve the dead. Alas, this word brings closer my death. How can I deny that I know this young girl is Antigone?
As if tiny eyes watch every move, and hidden ears grab even whispers. Against no possibility s he at a loss. I will lie dear to him, with one dear to me, a holy outlaw, since I must please those below a longer time than people here, 75 for I shall lie there forever. Do you hear how rash and young you sound?
In any case, this whole speech is for her. We questioned her both about the previous ncident and the current; she stood in denial of nothing, something for me both sweet and painful, all at once. She showed herself capable of insolence then, going beyond the laws put before her.
No, if somehow children whose mother I was or my husband had died, I would not have undertaken this labor in defiance of the citizens.
Do you dare to threaten me so boldly? Think about this, carefully. What threat is it to speak my resolve to you?
Epode Unwept, friendless, with no marriage hymn, unfortunate, I am taken down the prepared road. You certainly seem full of this disease. Antigone I share this sorrow, thus I summoned you here.
What plan does he hold that he proposed this gathered ouncil of old men, summoning us by proclamation? It seems fair to me to die doing it. This new decree, this proclamation by our esteemed leader brings new burdens for our family, our clan.
Antigone Time waits for no woman, and with a cool head I plan to execute this deed. What new grief of our kings do you bring us? The one who observes the laws of the land and justice, our compact with the gods, is honored in the city, but there is no city for one who participates in what is wrong for the sake of daring.
Antigone Who are you to call your sister a fool? Citizens, I heard your words, as I was coming to the doors, so that I could go and pray before the goddess Athena.Scene i.
Ismene and Antigone enter from the left. Ismene: You didn’t love him when he was alive. Antigone: I know. That’s not the point. Ismene: Then what is. Ismene and Antigone enter from the left.
Ismene: You didn’t love him when he was alive. Antigone: I know. That’s not the point. Ismene: Then what is the point? Antigone: That he’s dead, and lies unburied. Ismene, with an angry shrug: Do you even know which one of them it is?
ANTIGONE and Ismene from the palace - Enter Antigone and Ismene from the Palace introduction. ANTIGONE: Ismene, my dear sister through common blood, do you know of any evil from Oedipus Zeus will not perform on us who still live?
For I have seen nothing—nothing painful, nothing mad or shameful or dishonorable—(5) that is not. Antigone also confronts Ismene, who attempts to share in her sister’s punishment despite her refusal to assist in her disobedience.
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Enter ANTIGONE leading ISMENE away from the palace In your own words, explain what this stage direction reveals about the characters, conflict, and theme of the play Responses may vary but should include some or all of the following information. Antigone Enter ANTIGONE and Ismene from the palace.
ANTIGONE: Ismene, my dear sister through common blood, do you know of any evil from Oedipus Zeus will not perform on us who still live?Download