Antigone Storyboard-Tori Hurlburt

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  • Prologue
  • I do not defy them; but I cannot act against the state. I am not strong enough
  • Let that be your excuse, then. I will go and heap a mound over my brother
  • Parados
  • Seven invaders as seven gates seven defenders spoiled of their bronze for a tribute to Zeus; save to luckless brothers in one fight matched together and in one death laid low
  • Scene 1
  • it's this, sir. The corpse ... someone has just buried it and gone. Cry dust over the body They scattered, in the matter of holy burial
  • What! Who dared to do it?
  • O sister, sister, let me share your death, share in the tribute of honor to him that is dead.
  • Antigone and Ismene learn that both of their brothers are dead. Their uncle, Creon, issued a royal edict allowing Etocles to be given a proper burial while banning the burial of Polyneices. Antigon plans on defying the law while Ismene is fearful of the consequences
  • Scene 2
  • You shall not die with me. You shall not claim that which you would not touch. One death is enough.
  • The chorus describes and summarizes the war fought between Etocles and Polyneices and the outcomes.
  • Scene 3
  • And what is more, by the all the gods in heaven, Ill make you sorry for your impudence
  • In scene 1, Creon proclaims his new royal edict to his counselors. The Sentry reveals to Creon that someone had rebelled against his law and buried Polyneices. Creon blames iton Sentry and commands him to find who did the deed.
  • Scene 4
  • Alas that word had the sound of death.
  • Last daughter of your royal house go I, his prisoner, because i honored those things to which honor truly belongs
  • In scene 2, the sentry found that Antigone was the one who buried Polyneices. Creon and Antigone argue about who is in the right. Then, Ismene is arrested and brought before Creon where she pleads to share Antigone's punishment. Antigone does not allow this and both sisters are sent away.
  • In scene 3, it begins with Haemon, Creon's son, reassuring his loyalty to his father. But, soon after, Haemon reveals how to townspeople feel about Creon's punishment on Antigone. This angers Creon and causes an argument between him and Haemon. Creon ends up still deciding to punish Antigone and Haemon promises that Creon will never see him again.
  • Not from this hour you shall ever see me again. Let those that will be witness of your wickedness and folly
  • In scene 4, the chorus comforts Antigone as she is preparing for her death. Antigone blames her death on the curse Oedipus placed on their family. The chorus continues to console Antigone until Creon, whom feels no pity, sends her away to her death.
  • Indeed there is no more to hope for.
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