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5 Matching Questions

  1. Oracle of Delphi
  2. Epilogue
  3. dramatic irony
  4. Orchestra
  5. Exodos
  1. a Spoken by chorus, moral of the story/words of wisdom used for closure
  2. b "dancing space," performance area, alter for Dionysus.
  3. c The most important shrine in Greece. It was thought of as the center of the universe. Apollo's spirit inhabited this, people came to ask the pythea about the future.
  4. d Sophocles built Oedipus on this, it is when the audience knows something that the character doesn't.
  5. e Final scene of play before he epilogue

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Areté-Hubris-Até-Apotheosis-
  2. Wealthy patrons who supervised and financed the plays. Tragedies were usually more expensive for these people.
  3. The town Oedipus was king of, the town he was actually born in. Northwest of Athens, largest city of the region
  4. A hero's pursuit of excellence
  5. "tent" backdrop for orchestra, scenery, raised 2-3 steps above orchestra, a room for hiding props and changing. 1-3 doors/exits

5 True/False Questions

  1. CorinthThese people sung, read, and told the plays before actors. Remained as omniscent narrators of plays with actors.

          

  2. Strophe and AntistropheThe two parts of a choral ode in classical greek drama, sung while movement is executed, chorus sings while moving east to west deciding on two sides of an issue.

          

  3. chorusThese people sung, read, and told the plays before actors. Remained as omniscent narrators of plays with actors.

          

  4. ParadosPity. A plot with tragic reversal and anagnoresis best arouses pity and fear in the audience. This is the quality of evoking pity in the audience.

          

  5. SophoclesThe town Oedipus was king of, the town he was actually born in. Northwest of Athens, largest city of the region

          

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