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What role does the chorus play in the first half of Antigone? It ties up all the loose ends in the play. It comments on the action and provides background information. It offers insights into the characters’ motivations. It explains the play’s events to the audience in simple language.

Kyle Mckinney

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Ashley Howard on March 2, 2019

In Antigone, the chorus and the chorus leader represent unknown persons, but the inhabitants of Thebes. Are elderly people who embody the wisdom. Try to talk about the rationality of the main character, Antigone, and the king Creon. Choir support the King not out of respect to him, but because they are afraid of him. Therefore, your judgment change in the game that make them open to different interpretations. In the first part, the Chorus comments on the characters thoughts, and provide information about them and events.

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