Summarize the background information that the chorus gives in its song in Antigone. How does the chorus view Polyneices? 

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The entry-song of the chorus, located in lines 100 - 154 of Sophocles' drama Antigone, poetically tells the story of what occurred the night before the play begins. Polyneices and Eteocles, brother-heirs to the throne of Thebes and also brothers to Antigone and Ismene, had fought brutally to the point of killing each other with their spears.

There is a bit of background information not included in the chorus's song. Polyneices, Eteocles, Antigone and Ismene were the children of Oedipus the king, who had killed his father and married his mother unwittingly. Oedipus' actions led...

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