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5 Matching questions

  1. When was Sophocles born
  2. By what method is Antigone sentenced to death?
  3. Who was the Greek god of theater?
  4. What is Euripedes known for?
  5. What was the Proscenium?
  1. a level area in front of the skene on
    which most of the plays action took place
  2. b 496 BC
  3. 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.
  4. d Dionysus
  5. e Getting trapped in a cave

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Aeschylus
  2. circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
  3. chorus marching in from the left or right
  4. Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
  5. She hangs herself

5 True/False questions

  1. What is a skene?wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits


  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. When did Sophocles die?406 BC


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


  5. Who was Antigone planning to marry?Haemon


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