5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is a theatron?
- Who was the Greek god of theater?
- What were the functions of the chorus?
- What is Euripedes known for?
- Who warns creon that the gods side with Antigone?
- a where the audience sat
- b Dionysus
- 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.
- d teiresias
- 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
- chorus marching in from the left or right
- wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits
- level area in front of the skene on
which most of the plays action took place
- 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 True/False questions
Who were the two main characters in Antigone? → teiresias
How does Antigone end up dying? → Polyneices
What is the orchestra? → circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
By what method is Antigone sentenced to death? → Polyneices
Who did Sophocles beat in a dramatic competition? → 406 BC