Antigone Scene 5 (Lines 988-1153): Summary & Analysis


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Who is Teiresias in Sophocles' Antigone'?

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1. Which word best describes Teireisias in the fifth scene of Sophocles' Antigone'?

2. What appears in the omen Teiresias's assistant describes in the fifth scene of Sophocles' Antigone'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our online interactive quiz, consisting of selected response style questions, is designed to see how much you remember about Antigone's Scene 5. You'll need to remember important plot details from and character interactions from the scene.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal for this quiz is to see if you remember:

  • Who Teiresias is
  • How Teiresias could be described in this scene
  • The omen that Teiresias' assistant describes
  • What this omen means
  • Whose hubris is discussed

Skills Practiced

Here are just some of the skills you'll practice in this quiz:

  • Reading comprehension -  ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Antigone lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you understood the significance of the omen in this scene
  • Information recall - remember who Teiresias is in Antigone

Additional Learning

If you would like to review Scene 5 of Antigone further then our lesson, Antigone Scene 5 (Lines 988-1153): Summary & Analysis is a great place to start. Our expert instructors will review important information in the scene including:

  • What Teiresias predicts during this scene
  • Which theme is very prevalent in this scene
  • Creon's pride
  • What Creon doesn't want anyone to do
  • Whether or not Creon heeds the warning given to him