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5 Matching questions

  1. How does Antigone end up dying?
  2. Who was the Greek god of theater?
  3. What were limitations of greek theater?
  4. What is Aeschylus known for?
  5. Who does Creon honor after the battle?
  1. a Eteocles
  2. b Dionysus
  3. c HIs bald head, adding a second actor, and creation of trilogies in which each episode related to the same theme.
  4. 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.
  5. e She hangs herself

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 406 BC
  2. altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
  3. level area in front of the skene on
    which most of the plays action took place
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. What is a theatron?where the audience sat


  2. Who was Antigone planning to marry?Polyneices


  3. What is a skene?wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits


  4. When was Sophocles born406 BC


  5. Who warns creon that the gods side with Antigone?Creon and Antigone