5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- How does Antigone end up dying?
- Who was the Greek god of theater?
- What were limitations of greek theater?
- What is Aeschylus known for?
- Who does Creon honor after the battle?
- a Eteocles
- b Dionysus
- c HIs bald head, adding a second actor, and creation of trilogies in which each episode related to the same theme.
- d no violence on stage, no lighting, always outdoors, no curtains, no intermissions, off scene info relayed by messenger, continuous presence of chorus on sage, simple plots, action took place in a single day, and one scene plays.
- e She hangs herself
5 Multiple choice questions
- 406 BC
- altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
- level area in front of the skene on
which most of the plays action took place
- Reduced participation of chorus, including ordinary people as characters in plays, realities of war, criticizing of religion, exuberance, tough decisions, and the sudden appearance of a god.
- sets overall mood and expresses theme, Adds beauty (theatrical effectiveness) through song and dance, Gives background information, Divides action - breaks play into scenes, Usually fifteen members, Adds color, movement, spectacle, Offers reflections on events
5 True/False questions
What is a theatron? → where the audience sat
Who was Antigone planning to marry? → Polyneices
What is a skene? → wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits
When was Sophocles born → 406 BC
Who warns creon that the gods side with Antigone? → Creon and Antigone