5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Who did Sophocles beat in a dramatic competition?
- What is the orchestra?
- What is Thespis know for?
- By what method is Antigone sentenced to death?
- How does Antigone end up dying?
- a Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
- b She hangs herself
- c Getting trapped in a cave
- d Aeschylus
- e circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
5 Multiple choice questions
- 406 BC
- where the audience sat
- altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
- Prologue, Parados, 1st-4th episodes, choral odes, and exodos
- Creon and Antigone
5 True/False questions
What is Aeschylus known for? → 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.
Who was Antigone planning to marry? → Haemon
What were the functions of the chorus? → 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
What was the Proscenium? → altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
When was Sophocles born → 406 BC