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Which character is a respected elder in 'Antigone'?

The elder in the play is Tieresias, the old prophet. He is a blind man who has played an important role in the other 2 plays of the trilogy. Tieresias', an extremely wise man, bestows his knowledge upon King Creon, but Creon is to angry to listen.


What does Creon say about Ismene in 'Antigone'?

That she is wise but uncharacteristically distraught onceis what Creon says about Ismene in "Antigone" by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.).Specifically, Theban King Creon ascribes lifelong wisdom to his niece, Princess Ismene. He therefore becomes bothered when he sees her uncharacteristically upset. It reminds him of her sister Antigone's emotional outbursts and therefore upsets him.


Whom does Creon assemble in the beginning of the first scene?

The Elders, who are the community's wise men, are those whom Theban King Creon assembles in the beginning of the first scene. He makes decisions on his own as the ruler of Thebes. But he needs to keep the Elders informed of his decisions, after if not before the fact.


Why does Creon not have Ismene killed in 'Antigone'?

That he believes in her innocence is the reason why Creon does not have Ismene killed in "Antigone" by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.).Specifically, Theban King Creon reluctantly has his niece, Princess Ismene, arrested for helping her sister, Princess Antigone, bury their brother Polyneices. Creon hesitates since he considers Ismene as never being any other than wise. But he misinterprets a time when he sees out of control. Under the influence of the chorus leader, he reverses his decision regarding her, but not her sister.


Which of the following is true Creon is Oedipus's stepfather Creon is Jocasta's brother Jocasta is Creon's aunt Laius was Oedipus's rival?

Creon is Jocasta's brother.

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Who is the wise man who tries to tell Oedipus the truth even though Oedipus won't listen?

Teiresias is the blind wise man, he is thought to have been working with Creon, that is why Oedipus does not believe him.


Which character is a respected elder in 'Antigone'?

The elder in the play is Tieresias, the old prophet. He is a blind man who has played an important role in the other 2 plays of the trilogy. Tieresias', an extremely wise man, bestows his knowledge upon King Creon, but Creon is to angry to listen.


What does Creon say about Ismene in 'Antigone'?

That she is wise but uncharacteristically distraught onceis what Creon says about Ismene in "Antigone" by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.).Specifically, Theban King Creon ascribes lifelong wisdom to his niece, Princess Ismene. He therefore becomes bothered when he sees her uncharacteristically upset. It reminds him of her sister Antigone's emotional outbursts and therefore upsets him.


Whom does Creon assemble in the beginning of the first scene?

The Elders, who are the community's wise men, are those whom Theban King Creon assembles in the beginning of the first scene. He makes decisions on his own as the ruler of Thebes. But he needs to keep the Elders informed of his decisions, after if not before the fact.


Why does Creon not have Ismene killed in 'Antigone'?

That he believes in her innocence is the reason why Creon does not have Ismene killed in "Antigone" by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.).Specifically, Theban King Creon reluctantly has his niece, Princess Ismene, arrested for helping her sister, Princess Antigone, bury their brother Polyneices. Creon hesitates since he considers Ismene as never being any other than wise. But he misinterprets a time when he sees out of control. Under the influence of the chorus leader, he reverses his decision regarding her, but not her sister.


What is Creon's role?

Creon's role is the king.


Which of the following is true Creon is Oedipus's stepfather Creon is Jocasta's brother Jocasta is Creon's aunt Laius was Oedipus's rival?

Creon is Jocasta's brother.


What is the reason Creon gives when he claims its necessary for him to condemn Antigone?

A wise king never backs down on his word and that he should not give Antigone special treatment just because she is related to him


What did Creon do?

Creon's crime is his violation of divine laws.


How Creon is in conflict with Antigone?

How is Creon in conflict with Antigone


What is the name of Creon's sons?

Creon's son was Haimon.


Who is Antigone uncle?

King Creon