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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. When was Sophocles born
  2. what is the parados?
  3. By what method is Antigone sentenced to death?
  4. What is the orchestra?
  5. What was the Thymele?
  1. a chorus marching in from the left or right
  2. b Getting trapped in a cave
  3. c circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
  4. d altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
  5. e 496 BC

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits
  2. She hangs herself
  3. Creon and Antigone
  4. 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. Dionysus

5 True/False questions

  1. When did Sophocles die?406 BC


  2. What is Thespis know for?Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks


  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. Who was Antigone planning to marry?Haemon


  5. Who does Creon honor after the battle?Eteocles