5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What is a skene?
- By what method is Antigone sentenced to death?
- What is Thespis know for?
- What was the Thymele?
- What was the Proscenium?
- a Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
- b wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits
- c Getting trapped in a cave
- d level area in front of the skene on
which most of the plays action took place
- e altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 406 BC
- 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.
- Prologue, Parados, 1st-4th episodes, choral odes, and exodos
- 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.
- 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
Who did Sophocles beat in a dramatic competition? → Aeschylus
When was Sophocles born → 406 BC
Who does Antigone attempt to bury? → Haemon
What is the orchestra? → circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
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.