5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Oracle of Delphi
- dramatic irony
- a Spoken by chorus, moral of the story/words of wisdom used for closure
- b "dancing space," performance area, alter for Dionysus.
- 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.
- d Sophocles built Oedipus on this, it is when the audience knows something that the character doesn't.
- e Final scene of play before he epilogue
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Wealthy patrons who supervised and financed the plays. Tragedies were usually more expensive for these people.
- The town Oedipus was king of, the town he was actually born in. Northwest of Athens, largest city of the region
- A hero's pursuit of excellence
- "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
Corinth → These people sung, read, and told the plays before actors. Remained as omniscent narrators of plays with actors.
Strophe and Antistrophe → 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.
chorus → These people sung, read, and told the plays before actors. Remained as omniscent narrators of plays with actors.
Parados → Pity. 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.
Sophocles → The town Oedipus was king of, the town he was actually born in. Northwest of Athens, largest city of the region