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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. What is Aeschylus known for?
  2. Who was Antigone planning to marry?
  3. What is Euripedes known for?
  4. Who were the two main characters in Antigone?
  5. What were the functions of the chorus?
  1. a Haemon
  2. b sets overall mood and expresses theme, Adds beauty (theatrical effectiveness) through song and dance, Gives background information, Divides action - breaks play into scenes, Usually fifteen members, Adds color, movement, spectacle, Offers reflections on events
  3. c Reduced participation of chorus, including ordinary people as characters in plays, realities of war, criticizing of religion, exuberance, tough decisions, and the sudden appearance of a god.
  4. d Creon and Antigone
  5. e HIs bald head, adding a second actor, and creation of trilogies in which each episode related to the same theme.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits
  2. where the audience sat
  3. altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
  4. Getting trapped in a cave
  5. Polyneices

5 True/False questions

  1. What is the orchestra?chorus marching in from the left or right


  2. How does Antigone end up dying?She hangs herself


  3. Who warns creon that the gods side with Antigone?teiresias


  4. what is the parados?chorus marching in from the left or right


  5. What is Thespis know for?Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks


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