5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- When was Sophocles born
- What is Euripedes known for?
- How does Antigone end up dying?
- Who does Creon honor after the battle?
- What is Aeschylus known for?
- a 496 BC
- b Eteocles
- 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.
- d HIs bald head, adding a second actor, and creation of trilogies in which each episode related to the same theme.
- e She hangs herself
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
- 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.
- level area in front of the skene on
which most of the plays action took place
5 True/False Questions
What was the Thymele? → altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
What is a skene? → wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits
Who did Sophocles beat in a dramatic competition? → 406 BC
What is a theatron? → wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits
When did Sophocles die? → 406 BC