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  1. What were limitations of greek theater?
  2. What was the Proscenium?
  3. what is the parados?
  4. When was Sophocles born
  5. What is a theatron?
  1. a where the audience sat
  2. b chorus marching in from the left or right
  3. c no violence on stage, no lighting, always outdoors, no curtains, no intermissions, off scene info relayed by messenger, continuous presence of chorus on sage, simple plots, action took place in a single day, and one scene plays.
  4. d level area in front of the skene on
    which most of the plays action took place
  5. e 496 BC

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Aeschylus
  2. teiresias
  3. Haemon
  4. Dionysus
  5. 406 BC

5 True/False Questions

  1. By what method is Antigone sentenced to death?Getting trapped in a cave


  2. 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


  3. What was the Thymele?altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop


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


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


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