Greek Quiz #2
Terms in this set (28)
improvised hymn and dance for Dionysis
the first actor
goat song; where we get the word tragedy
three plays around one theme
purging of fear and pity; a change
section of a tragedy where the chorus was introduced
An essay written by Aristotle concerning the elements of drama
Who should tragedy be centered around?
Downfall of a royal figure
What isthe most important element of poetics?
Comedy comes from the Greek Word______
Patron of the Arts; Leader of Athens
crass and bawdy play; low brow humor
Held in January; All Comedic Plays
Intoduced the second actor
Introduced the 3rd Actor
Radical Playwright; worte about women
men and boys who spoke and sang together
City of Dionysia
Play festival in March/ April that showcased a trilogy and a satyr play
What would the winner of the play competition at Lenai win?
A goat, fame, and money
The exit in a tragedy; the denouement
Medea is about
A play about a woman whose husband Jason leaves her, in which she kills her children and Jason's new bride
How did the poor manage to attend the plays?
Wealthy citizen & the government paid.
Which year did actors first receive awards?
Greek God of wine and ecstacy
element of drama dealing with costumes, lights, sets, & sparkle
message the play is trying to say
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