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The front matter section of the book The Choruses of Sophokles' Antigone and Philoktetes: A Dance of Words contains the Table of Contents, the Preface and the Introduction. The book explores the role the chorus plays in creating the dramatic power of Sophoklean tragedy. It looks at the language of the choruses of the Antigone and Philoktetes to understand both how and what the chorus communicates, and how that communication relates to the language of the actors in the episodes.

Keywords: Antigone; chorus; Philoktetes; Sophoklean tragedy

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