Antigone by Sophocles: Analyzing Creon’s Monologue


Engage students in a rhetorical analysis activity as you read Antigone by analyzing Creon’s speech!

This ten-page document includes five different classroom activities to use to help students understand and analyze Creon’s monologue in scene 1 from “Antigone.

This packet includes a full-text version of his speech (translated by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald), an annotating activity, a summarizing and paraphrasing activity, a figure of speech activity, a rhetorical triangle activity, and a diction activity.

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