5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What were limitations of greek theater?
- Who did Sophocles beat in a dramatic competition?
- What were the functions of the chorus?
- what is the parados?
- What is sophocles know for?
- a 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.
- b 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
- c Aeschylus
- d chorus marching in from the left or right
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- where the audience sat
- 496 BC
- wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits
- HIs bald head, adding a second actor, and creation of trilogies in which each episode related to the same theme.
5 True/False questions
What is Thespis know for? → 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.
What was the Thymele? → altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
Who does Antigone attempt to bury? → Polyneices
What is Euripedes known for? → 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.
Who were the two main characters in Antigone? → Creon and Antigone