5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is a theatron?
- What is the orchestra?
- What is Thespis know for?
- What is sophocles know for?
- When did Sophocles die?
- a 406 BC
- b where the audience sat
- c 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.
- d Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
- e circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- level area in front of the skene on
which most of the plays action took place
- Getting trapped in a cave
- Creon and Antigone
- altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
5 True/False questions
What is Aeschylus known for? → HIs bald head, adding a second actor, and creation of trilogies in which each episode related to the same theme.
Who does Creon honor after the battle? → Polyneices
Who was the Greek god of theater? → Dionysus
Who did Sophocles beat in a dramatic competition? → 406 BC
Who does Antigone attempt to bury? → Polyneices