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5 Matching questions

  1. What is sophocles know for?
  2. When was Sophocles born
  3. What were the functions of the chorus?
  4. what is the parados?
  5. What is Thespis know for?
  1. a Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
  2. b 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
  3. c chorus marching in from the left or right
  4. d 496 BC
  5. e Adding a third actor, fixing number of chorus to fifteen, introducing painted scenery, making each play of a trilogy seperate in nature, and making stories about human-human relationship rather than human-god relationships.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Dionysus
  2. Getting trapped in a cave
  3. circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
  4. She hangs herself
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Who was Antigone planning to marry?Polyneices


  2. Who warns creon that the gods side with Antigone?teiresias


  3. What were the six parts of a Greek Tragedy?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.


  4. When did Sophocles die?406 BC


  5. What is a theatron?where the audience sat