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perspective, proscenium, drop, flats, legs, wings, fly space, pin rail, pit, thrust, apron, house
dirty old man, has impure thoughts about women, very rich, selfish, protects his money pouch
thinks hes very smart, uses malaprops, lots of books and knowledge around him but is always wrong
The best-known writer of dramatic theory and criticism in the Roman era. He stressed rules, such as violence happening off stage.
The best-known comic playwright of the Greek Golden Age, He wrote The Birds, Lysistrata, and The Frogs
Tragic playwright in Greece, credited with adding a thrid actor to Greek tradgedy, wrote 120 plays, seven of which survive, including Antigone, King Oedipus, and Electra
The father of theater criticism, he wrote The Poetics, which covers the six elements of Drama
The father of Greek drama. He was the first dramatist whose plays still exist. He added a second actor to dramatic performances. He wrote Prometheus Bound and the Oresteia
The most "modern" of the Greek tragic playwrights, he created characters with realistic behavior, and a mix of comedy and drama. He also wrote sympathetic women characters, including Medea, The Trojan Women, and Helen
The First actor, he stepped out in front of the chorus and spoke alone, in character, in a religious ceremony
The chief Roman tragic writer whose plays have survived. He was ordered to take his own life. He wrote Roman Versions of Medea, Oedipus, and the Trojan Women
Fantastical and improbable plots used in satire of local, political or cultural conditions of the time.
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