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A Clockwork Orange
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A Farewell to Arms
A Separate Peace
A Time to Love and a Time to Die
All Quiet on the Western Front
Anabasis - The Persian Expedition
As I Lay Dying
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prologue (lines 1–116)
discuss the situation. Antigone leaves with resolve, and Ismene frets upon the stage.
parodos—intro ode (lines 117–172)
celebrates the victory over the Seven Against Thebes.
1st scene (lines 173–376)
gives a speech on kingship to the old men of the city (the chorus), and speaks with their
tells of the burial and is sent away by Creon.
1st ode (lines 377–416)
describes the stages of humankind and talks of the fall of reckless men.
2nd scene (lines 417–655)
as the perpetrator of the crime.
begs to share the guilt but is rebuffed by her sister.
2nd ode (lines 656–700)
bemoans the situation and comments on the ruin of man.
3rd scene (lines 701–878)
enters and pledges allegiance to
, his father, but suggests to him that he is wrong. Creon tells the
3rd ode (lines 879–894)
Once again the
is bummed at the situation, but this time they talk about love.
4th scene (lines 895–1034)
is led to her death. The
feel sorry for her, but
has no pity.
4th ode (lines 1035–1089)
compares Antigone’s fate to that of Danaë and possibly compares Creon to Lycurgus
5th scene (lines 1090–1238)
shows up to warn
, but Creon angers him and runs him off by accusations of lying to make money. The
convinces Creon to free Antigone.
5th ode (lines 1239–1272)
sings praise of the god Dionysus, suggesting their hope for the “rebirth” of Antigone.
epilogue (lines 1273–1465)
how Antigone was found dead and how Haemon killed himself.
enters and finds that Eurydice killed herself. Creon confesses his mistakes and the Leader “consoles” him.
exodus (lines 1466–1470)
tells us that wisdom is a good thing.
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