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  1. ate
  2. Oracle of Delphi
  3. skene
  4. Thebes
  5. parados
  1. a most important shrine in Greece; it was thought to be the center of the universe; it was a shrine to Apollo, the god of prophecy, music, poetry, light, and dance; plays an important role in the Oedipus trilogy; the oracle, who Apollo's spirit was thought to inhabit, would usually answer questions in riddles or in very cryptic ways
  2. b this was the first scene of the play (after the prologue), and it was used to provide important and relevant information regarding the play
  3. c located northwest of Athens; largest city in the region; named for its mythical founder Cadmus; this is where most of the Oedipus trilogy takes place
  4. d this was the "tent"; it was the backdrop for the orchestra (it was scenery); it was a room for changing and hiding props
  5. e ruin/delusion (a part of the tragic hero cycle)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. this was a dialogue spoken by one or some of the characters that was used to bring the play to a close
  2. this consisted of Athenian men and women; 12-15 singers and dancers who represented "the community"; they normally sang with an orchestra; Sophocles increased the size of this and made it less important than it originally was; very important part of the play; this would narrate and reflect back on the play; gives off a "unified feeling"
  3. known as the "inventor of tragedy"; in modern times actors are sometimes referred to as this-person's-name-ians; created the independent actor and dialogue; was a poet, playwright, and chorus leader himself; first person to create an acting troupe
  4. this was a dialogue spoken by one or some of the characters giving necessary background information about the play
  5. the quality of a play to evoke pity and fear in an an audience

5 True/False questions

  1. antistrophethis was the first movement of the chorus in an ode

          

  2. masksthe quality of a play to evoke pity and fear in an an audience

          

  3. strophethis was the first movement of the chorus in an ode

          

  4. aretepursuit of excellence (a part of the tragic hero cycle)

          

  5. hubristhis consisted of Athenian men and women; 12-15 singers and dancers who represented "the community"; they normally sang with an orchestra; Sophocles increased the size of this and made it less important than it originally was; very important part of the play; this would narrate and reflect back on the play; gives off a "unified feeling"

          

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