5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- When did Sophocles die?
- Who were the two main characters in Antigone?
- What is the orchestra?
- What is Thespis know for?
- Who was the Greek god of theater?
- a Dionysus
- b circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
- c Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
- d Creon and Antigone
- e 406 BC
5 Multiple choice questions
- altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
- Prologue, Parados, 1st-4th episodes, choral odes, and exodos
- chorus marching in from the left or right
- 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.
- Getting trapped in a cave
5 True/False questions
What were the functions of the chorus? → 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.
Who warns creon that the gods side with Antigone? → Creon and Antigone
What is Aeschylus known for? → 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.
What is a skene? → where the audience sat
When was Sophocles born → 406 BC