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1

Where does Antigone go after Oedipus' death?

To Thebes.

2

Who is the leader of Thebes at this time?

Creon

3

What is Creon doing with the bodies of Eteocles and Polynices?

Eteocles is being buried with highest honors. Polynices body is to be not buried.

4

What does Creon do to Antigone after she is caught trying to bury Polynices body?

He locks her in a cave with little food and water to die.

5

Who is Haemon?

Haemon is Creon's son and demands that Antigone be released.

6

What does Tiresias prophecies for Creon?

Has offended the Gods and that he will lose everything dear to him.

7

What does he find when he goes to the cave of Antigone?

Antigone has committed suicide, and Haemon has killed himself.

8

What does Creon's wife due when she hears the announcement.

Eurydice is his wife and kills herself.