ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS
Turn to PAGE THREE of the Prescribed Text.
In lines 15–21 of
), Solon says he thinks
Tellus was the most fortunate of men
Explain why Solon thinks Tellus was so fortunate.
Turn to PAGE FIVE of the Prescribed Text.
In line 32 of
, we are told that Cyrus “changed his mind”.
What had Croesus said in lines 21–29 (from “Someone” to “happy”) to make
Cyrus change his mind?
Turn to PAGES SEVEN, EIGHT AND NINE of the Prescribed Text.
The jury at Socrates’ trial decided that he was a dangerous influence on others.
) Is the picture of Socrates presented in
that of a dangerous
criminal? Give reasons for your answer.
) Is the picture Socrates presented in
that of a person with
influence over others? Explain your answer.
Turn to PAGES TWELVE AND THIRTEEN of the Prescribed Text.
) Refer to lines 16 –32 of
What do we learn about Creon in these lines? Explain your answer with
reference to the text.
) Refer to lines 1–17 of
(from “Creon” to “the laws of Heaven”).
In what ways has Creon now changed? Explain your answer with reference
to the text.
Turn to PAGE SIXTEEN of the Prescribed Text.
) Explain fully Simonides’ purpose in writing this poem.
) Write down any
Greek words or phrases from the poem which help to
support his argument. Explain your choices.