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5 Matching Questions

  1. Hubris
  2. Orchestra
  3. Recognition (Anagnoresis)
  4. dramatic irony
  5. Greek Actor's Mask
  1. a Most important part of the actor's costume. They were simple and personalized to the character. They were also used as amplifyers
  2. b A change for ignorance to awareness
  3. c Excessive pride/arrogance
  4. d Sophocles built Oedipus on this, it is when the audience knows something that the character doesn't.
  5. e "dancing space," performance area, alter for Dionysus.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A fundamentally decent guy who undergoes a change of fortune due to one flaw
  2. "tent" backdrop for orchestra, scenery, raised 2-3 steps above orchestra, a room for hiding props and changing. 1-3 doors/exits
  3. First to use these was Thespis and later Sophecles. Only men.
  4. Spoken by chorus, moral of the story/words of wisdom used for closure
  5. The 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.

5 True/False Questions

  1. ExodosFinal scene of play before he epilogue


  2. CatharsisPity. 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.


  3. Oracle of Delphi"dancing space," performance area, alter for Dionysus.


  4. Great Dionysian FestivalPatron of song, poetry, and drama. God of fertility. Cults dedicated to him performed activities such as going on hysterical rampages, ritual sacrifice, having orgies, and getting drunk. Greek Drama began as a religious observance in honor of him.


  5. Tragic Hero CycleA fundamentally decent guy who undergoes a change of fortune due to one flaw


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