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5 Matching questions

  1. When did Sophocles die?
  2. Who were the two main characters in Antigone?
  3. What is the orchestra?
  4. What is Thespis know for?
  5. Who was the Greek god of theater?
  1. a Dionysus
  2. b circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held
  3. c Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
  4. d Creon and Antigone
  5. e 406 BC

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
  2. Prologue, Parados, 1st-4th episodes, choral odes, and exodos
  3. chorus marching in from the left or right
  4. 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. Getting trapped in a cave

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.


  2. Who warns creon that the gods side with Antigone?Creon and Antigone


  3. 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.


  4. What is a skene?where the audience sat


  5. When was Sophocles born406 BC