5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- When was Sophocles born
- By what method is Antigone sentenced to death?
- Who was the Greek god of theater?
- What is Euripedes known for?
- What was the Proscenium?
- a level area in front of the skene on
which most of the plays action took place
- b 496 BC
- 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 Dionysus
- e Getting trapped in a cave
5 Multiple choice questions
- circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
- chorus marching in from the left or right
- Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
- She hangs herself
5 True/False questions
What is a skene? → wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits
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
When did Sophocles die? → 406 BC
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.
Who was Antigone planning to marry? → Haemon