5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Oracle of Delphi
- Tragic Flaw (Hamartia)
- Great Dionysian Festival
- a 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.
- b A religious feast in the spring, main attraction was theater, included exultation of the soul, dancing and screaming
- c Final scene of play before he epilogue
- d The reason a tragic hero falls, it is some weakness of character, some moral blindness, or some error.
- e These people sung, read, and told the plays before actors. Remained as omniscent narrators of plays with actors.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A fundamentally decent guy who undergoes a change of fortune due to one flaw
- Excessive pride/arrogance
- ruin, delusion. The reckless behavior that causes the hero's death or downfall
- "Inventor of tragedy" created actors and dialogue, invented masks and costumes. He was a poet, playwright, and chorus leader.
- 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
Choregos → These people sung, read, and told the plays before actors. Remained as omniscent narrators of plays with actors.
Greek actors → Final scene of play before he epilogue
Dionysus → Patron 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.
Skene → "tent" backdrop for orchestra, scenery, raised 2-3 steps above orchestra, a room for hiding props and changing. 1-3 doors/exits
Apotheosis → "Inventor of tragedy" created actors and dialogue, invented masks and costumes. He was a poet, playwright, and chorus leader.