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  1. What is a skene?
  2. By what method is Antigone sentenced to death?
  3. What is Thespis know for?
  4. What was the Thymele?
  5. What was the Proscenium?
  1. a Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
  2. b wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits
  3. c Getting trapped in a cave
  4. d level area in front of the skene on
    which most of the plays action took place
  5. e altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 406 BC
  2. 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.
  3. Prologue, Parados, 1st-4th episodes, choral odes, and exodos
  4. Adding a third actor, fixing number of chorus to fifteen, introducing painted scenery, making each play of a trilogy seperate in nature, and making stories about human-human relationship rather than human-god relationships.
  5. 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

5 True/False Questions

  1. Who did Sophocles beat in a dramatic competition?Aeschylus

          

  2. When was Sophocles born406 BC

          

  3. Who does Antigone attempt to bury?Haemon

          

  4. What is the orchestra?circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held

          

  5. What is Euripedes known for?HIs bald head, adding a second actor, and creation of trilogies in which each episode related to the same theme.

          

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