Theater Quiz

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ethics

the general nature of morals and of the specific moral choices to be made by the individual in relationship with others

aesthetics

the study of the nature of beauty and of art

Socrates

father of ethics

Socrates

called on Athenians to examine their own lives and to think seriously about the real meaning of life

Socrates

who said "the unexamined life is not worth living"

psyche

this was at the center of Socrates' thinking; it is immortal and much more important than the body

impiety and corrupting youth

Socrates was arrested for...

Plato

fell under the influence of Socrates

The Republic

Plato's masterwork about an ideal political state

techne

the skill of knowing and making; for Plato, art derived primarily from the skill of this

Plato

believed that art must be judged by the statesman

Aristotle

student at Plato's academy

Alexander the Great

who Plato tutored

Lyceum

school Aristotle set up

Aristotle

first scientist

Aristotle

founder of formal logic

Poetics

Aristotle's major aesthetic work

classicism

symmetry, harmony, and definition are all elements of...

classicism

an artistic style and cultural perspective based on principles associated with the art and thought of Ancient Greece and Rome

Hellenism

"anti-classical"; moves away from classical principles and toward reflections of emotion and naturalistic depiction

plot, character, thought, diction, music, and spectacle

6 elements of tragedy

tragedy

asserts the dignity of humanity, as well as the existence of larger moral forces; constitutes a positive experience, which evokes a purging of fear and pity in the audience

Aeschylus

wrote Agamemnon

Aeschylus

first Greek tragedian

Sophocles

wrote Oedipus the King

Aristophanes

wrote Lysistrata

Theatre of Dionysus

earliest theater still in existence

monophonic

Greek music was...

classical, anti-classical

dance reflected both _____ and _____ styles

emotional frenzy

dance was characterized by...

Plautus

copied Greek originals, changing the location to Rome and inserting details of Roman domestic life

Plautus

his plays appeal directly to the emotions, not the intellect

Terence

not popular in his time because he was more intellectual

blood sport

when Romans would watch animals fights and executions for entertainment

virtus

gladiators displayed this when they died fighting; "honor above life"

pantomime

serious and interpretive dance form popular in ancient Rome

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