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5 Matching questions

  1. What were the functions of the chorus?
  2. What was the Proscenium?
  3. What is Euripedes known for?
  4. When did Sophocles die?
  5. what is the parados?
  1. a level area in front of the skene on
    which most of the plays action took place
  2. b 406 BC
  3. c 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.
  4. d chorus marching in from the left or right
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. 496 BC
  2. Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
  3. Polyneices
  4. Haemon
  5. Eteocles

5 True/False questions

  1. What was the Thymele?altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop


  2. What is a skene?where the audience sat


  3. What were the six parts of a Greek Tragedy?Prologue, Parados, 1st-4th episodes, choral odes, and exodos


  4. How does Antigone end up dying?She hangs herself


  5. What is the orchestra?chorus marching in from the left or right