Vocabulary 1: 1. Strophe: Part of the ode that the chorus chants as it moves from right to left across the stage. 2. Parados: First ode, or choral song, in a Greek tragedy, chanted by the chorus as it enters the area in front of the stage. 3.
Antistrophe: Part of the ode chanted as the chorus moves back across the stage from left to right. 4. Foils: Characters who have contrasting or opposite qualities. 5. Verbal Irony: What is said is the opposite of what is meant. 6.
Anarchists: People opposed to any kind of law or organized form of government. 7. Ode: Each scene is followed by an ode. These odes served both to separate one scene from the next, since there were no curtains, and also to provide the chorus's response to the preceding scene. 8.
Allusion: An indirect reference. Vocabulary 2: 1. Comprehensive: Including all of the relevant details. 2. Insolence: Bold disrespect.
3. Lithe: Flexible and graceful. 4. Repulse: Driving back; repelling.
5. Sated: Filled; satisfied. 6. Senile: Mentally impaired. Senile is often used to describe the mental deterioration that may accompany old age. 7.
Sententiously: In a trite and moralizing way. 8. Swagger: Bold, arrogant strut. 9. Transcends: Goes beyond the limits of. 10.
Waver: Show doubt or uncertainty about what to do. Match each word with its nearest antonym: A: Respect: Insolence: Falls Short Of: Transcends C: Mentally alert: Senile D: Directly: Indirect; Clearly: Invisible E: Partial: Comprehensive F: Awkward: Lithe: Pulling Toward: Repulse: Act Decisively: Sententiously I: Unsatisfied: Sated: Falter: Swagger Page: 715: 1. Repulse: repulse v. , n... Root: Repulses (Latin) from, "to drive back" (re = back and pell ere = to drive).
Related Word: Repulsion, Repulsive, and Repellent. Sentence: Polyneices' attack was repulsed. The repulse of the invaders cheered Creon. 2. Sated: sated v... Root: Sati are (Latin) from satiate, " to fill full" (satisfy or to fill full).
Related Word: Full, Satisfied, and Stuffed. I sated the can with water. His jaws were sated with blood. 3. Swagger: swagger v. , n...
Root: Swag (Norw) from s vagga, "to sway from side to side" (swagger = sway). Related Word: Showing off, Bluster, and Strut. The villain came on stage with a swagger. The boys on the winning team swaggered into the locker room. 4. Comprehensive: comprehensive adj.
, n... Root: comprehensives (Latin) from comprehensive, "partial" (comprehensives = partial). Related Word: Complete, full, and broad. The English Test was very comprehensive.
5. Senile: senile adj... Root: senile (Latin) from seni lis, "mentally impaired" (seni lis = mentally impaired). Related Word: Memory loss, mental impaired, and confusion... Is it your senile opinion that the gods love to honor bad men? 6. Sententiously: sententiously adv...
Root: sententiously (Latin) from sententious, "in a trite and moralizing way" (sententious = trite and moralizing way). Related Word: Trite, Moralizing, and Maxims. I spent the money in a sententiously way. 7. Lithe: lithe adj... Root: Lithe (Latin) from Lent us, "pliant, flexible" (lithe = soft and mild).
Related Word: Supple, Flexible, and Lissome. The lithe fish lighting their reaches of dim water. 8. Insolence: insolence n. , adj... Root: Insolent (Latin) from Insolent, "bold disrespect" (insolence = bold disrespect).
Related Word: Cheek, Disrespect, and Rudeness. The girl is a very insolence person. My mother was very insolence to me. 9. Waver: waver v... Root: Wave (ME) from Wavered, "to show doubt" (waver = to show doubt or indecision).
Related Word: Hesitate, Vacillate, and Falter. Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver. I waver on the English Test. 10. Transcends: transcends v...
Root: Transcend (Latin) from Transcend ere, "to climb over" (trans = over and scan dere = climb). Related Word: Rise Above, Go Beyond, and Exceed. His spirit transcended into the air. Many souls transcend everyday. Write one good sentence with each word: 1. Antigone is the daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta.
2. Antigone sister name is Is mene. 3. Creon is the king of Thebes. 4. Haim on is engaged to Antigone.
5. Creon has a wife name Eurydice. 6. Teiresias is a blind prophet. 7. The Chorus is made up of about fifteen elders of Thebes.
8. Choragos is the leader of the Chorus. 9. A Boy leads Teiresias. 10. Sentry is talking to Creon is Scene 1.
11. The Guards guarded Antigone as she entered. 12. The Servants took Antigone to a vault. 13. The Messenger in the story came to give information to Choragos..