Assignment If Oedipus, Creon, or Antigone had a Facebook in his/her day, what would it have said? For this assignment you will create a ‘Farcebook’ Profile Page for one of the characters in the Oedipus cycle



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Create an Antigone Farcebook Page
Assignment
If Oedipus, Creon, or Antigone had a Facebook in his/her day, what would it have said? For this assignment you will create a ‘Farcebook’ Profile Page for one of the characters in the Oedipus cycle. You may choose from the following: Antigone, Creon, Oedipus, Haimon, or if you are really brave, Polynices / Eteocles.
Research Directions


  1. Use class notes and the text of the play to help gather the information needed.

  2. You will need to answer the following questions about your character:

    • Underneath the section titled “Your Character’s Name here” you should provide the following:

      • A Network your character would belong too (i.e., Aristotle’s Philosophy Circle, King Leonidas’ War Council, be creative but in character)

      • Sex: Male or Female

      • Birthday

      • Hometown (Thebes for those of you who don’t remember)

      • Relationship Status (i.e., married or single)

      • Interested in (i.e., killing my father, marrying my mother, being king, etc)

      • Looking for: (i.e., relative to marry, king to replace. etc)

      • Political Views (consider scene 3 argument between Creon and Haimon or prologue argument between Antigone and Ismene)

      • Religious Views (Laws of the gods vs. the Laws of man issue)

    • Underneath the section titled “Information” you should provide the following:

      • Current Address (current as in the Theban palace)

      • Residence

      • Activities (what did your character like to do?)

      • Interests (be creative)

      • Favorite Music (be creative)

      • Favorite Books (be creative)

      • Quotations (MUST be one said by your character)

      • About Me: This should be 1-2 paragraphs long providing the most detail about your character and his or her role in the play.

    • Underneath the section titled “Education and Work” you should provide the following:

      • College attended (if applicable)

      • High School attended (if applicable)

      • Employer

      • Position

      • Time period

      • Location

    • Underneath the section titled “Friends” you should provide the following:

      • Who is your character friendly with? Be creative and use someone from today’s world who would mirror or share and interest with your character.

    • Underneath the section titled “Wall” you should provide the following:

      • Any quotations one character from the play might say to another.

    • You may use the template I have provided and fill in as necessary OR you may create your own. You may complete your assignment on an 8x10 or your may choose to show off your artistic abilities and use a larger piece of poster board paper.


Timeline


    • We will spend a minimum of three days in class working on the farcebook page. This way you may ask for help or share ideas with your fellow classmates. Final project is due the next class period after that final in-class work day. Whatever you do not finish in class over that time must be finished for homework.


Grading
Points Possible Points earned
10 ___ _____________ Neatness and Organization
10 ___ _____________ Picture of Character
20 ___ ­­­_____________ Basic Information
20 ___ _____________ Contact and Personal Information
20 ___ _____________ Education and Work Information
20 ___ _____________ Friends, Groups, and Wall information
100 ___ _____________ Total Points Earned


Have fun and get creative! Any questions? ASK!!!!!



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Your character’s photo here
Name: ________________
Networks:

Sex:


Birthday:

Hometown:

Relationship Status:

Interested In:

Looking for:

Political Views:

Religious Views:

Friends Edit

Information Edit


Photos here

Photos here
Contact Information [edit]

Current Address:


Photos here

Photos here
Residence:

Personal Info [edit]

Activities:



Photos here

Photos here
Interests:

Favorite Music:

Favorite Books:

Favorite Quotations:

About Me: Attach a separate sheet of paper for this section


Photos

Education and Work Edit


Photos here

Photos here

Education Info [Edit]

College:
Photos here



Photos here
High School:

Work Info [Edit]

Employer:

Position:
Photos here

Photos here

Time Period:



Location:


Groups

Wall Edit

__________________________: wrote on ___________ at _____
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Member of:


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