Anouilh’s Antigone

Anouilh’s Antigone.

Anouilh’s Antigone

Watch the 1974 production of Jean Anouilh’s adaptation of Antigone: Antigone – Jean Anouilh’s (with Genevieve Bujold) 1974 Written assignment: Write a one-page response essay to Anouilh’s adaptation of Antigone. What are the major changes he makes from the original Sophocles version? Does the addition of modernity aid in the accessibility to the 20th century audience member it was created for? How does the language in Anouilh’s version differ from Sophocles? How does the chorus function differently between the two? Which version do you prefer and why? Assignment expectations: One page, roughly 3-4 paragraphs, with examples from and references to the two videos you’ve watched on Antigone. Type your response in the text box below or upload your assignment via a .doc, .docx or .pdf file. No google docs.

Anouilh’s Antigone