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Antigone Plot Graph:

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JJ Silao

on 22 March 2013

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Transcript of Antigone Plot Graph:

Background photo by t.shigesa Antigone: Plot Graph Back Story : Exposition : Inciting Incident : Rising Actions : Resolution : Time : Climax : "Any part of the story before the plot starts." Emotional Intensity of Tension : Y X How this looked in Antigone-
Oedipus kills his father and sleeps with his mother.
Oedipus has four children with his own mother.
While in battle, Polyneices and Etocles killed each other in battle. However, Etocles was buried with respect and honor while Polyneices wasn't. Audience's Point-of-View-
The audience knows what is occurring.
They are also informed. "Where the character(s) and the setting are introduced & before the conflict starts." How this looked in Antigone-
The scene where Antigone is having a conversation with Ismene at the beginning. Audience Point-of-View-
This shows which side the characters are on and how they will interact with the rest of the story. "The act or event that starts the conflict." How this looked in Antigone-
The scene where Antigone wanted to bury Polyneices' body. Audience's Point-of-View-
Builds suspension and tension.
Curiosity on how the play will unfold. "The series of acts that rose the tension of the conflict." How this looked in Antigone-
The locale of the story where the guard tells Creon that Antigone was burying Polyneices.
Eventually leading to Antigone arguing with Creon.
Creon sentenced Antigone to death.
Obviously, Heamon implores Creon not to.
This causing conflict between father and son. Audience's Point-of-View-
The awareness of Antigone increases.
Tension rises. "Where the conflict is tested and the narrative is at it's greatest peak." How this looked in Antigone-
Antigone is hung.
Heamon and Creon conflict in one another.
Heamon stabs and kills himself with a sword. Audience's Point-of-View-
Tension is at its highest point.
May feel shock upon the outcome. "Where the conflict is completely done." How this looked in Antigone-
Heamon's mom, Eurydice, commits suicide to the amount of greif.
Creon is forever filled with pain and sorrow.
The moral of the play finally unfolds. Audience's Point-of-View-
Still may be in shock.
Some may be glad with the outcome. Antigone: Setting Independent or Dependent? The narrative of Antigone is setting independent because it can occur in more than one setting, and still work. For example, the Rwandan Genocide. This showed isolation. The Tutsis thought less upon the Hutus. The Tutsis were in belief that they were more powerful and greater than the Hutus. Which resulted in 80,000 to 200,000 Hutus slaughtered by the Tutsis. This relates to Antigone by Creon's greatest fear of being in a lower class than women. Another example of how the play is setting independent, is the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. When Juliet awoken from her "death", she noticed that Romeo was dead. So, she commits suicide and stabs herself with an dagger. This can relate to Antigone by how Eurydice kills herself because of grief and Haemon's death. In conclusion, the tragedy of Antigone is setting independent due to how it can relate to multiple settings and events.
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