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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. what is the parados?
  2. Who did Sophocles beat in a dramatic competition?
  3. What is Thespis know for?
  4. What is Aeschylus known for?
  5. Who was the Greek god of theater?
  1. a Aeschylus
  2. b chorus marching in from the left or right
  3. c Dionysus
  4. d Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
  5. e HIs bald head, adding a second actor, and creation of trilogies in which each episode related to the same theme.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 496 BC
  3. teiresias
  4. Haemon
  5. Getting trapped in a cave

5 True/False questions

  1. What is a skene?where the audience sat


  2. Who does Antigone attempt to bury?Haemon


  3. What were the functions of the chorus?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


  4. What is the orchestra?circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held


  5. Who does Creon honor after the battle?Polyneices