5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Tragic Flaw (Hamartia)
- Tragic Hero Cycle
- Recognition (Anagnoresis)
- a A change for ignorance to awareness
- b "Inventor of tragedy" created actors and dialogue, invented masks and costumes. He was a poet, playwright, and chorus leader.
- c Excessive pride/arrogance
- d The reason a tragic hero falls, it is some weakness of character, some moral blindness, or some error.
- e Areté-Hubris-Até-Apotheosis-
5 Multiple choice questions
- Patron of song, poetry, and drama. God of fertility. Cults dedicated to him performed activities such as going on hysterical rampages, ritual sacrifice, having orgies, and getting drunk. Greek Drama began as a religious observance in honor of him.
- Ode of entry, first scene, chorus performs
- First to use these was Thespis and later Sophecles. Only men.
- The most important shrine in Greece. It was thought of as the center of the universe. Apollo's spirit inhabited this, people came to ask the pythea about the future.
- Final scene of play before he epilogue
5 True/False questions
Tragic Hero → A fundamentally decent guy who undergoes a change of fortune due to one flaw
Catharsis → Ascension to god-like status, enlightenment from the tragic hero cycle, wisdom gained makes one all knowing.
Thebes → The town Oedipus was king of, the town he was actually born in. Northwest of Athens, largest city of the region
Apotheosis → "Inventor of tragedy" created actors and dialogue, invented masks and costumes. He was a poet, playwright, and chorus leader.
Reversal (Peripeteia) → The change in fortune that the tragic hero experiences from the beginning of the play to the end. OR when a situation seems to be developing in one direction then suddenly "reverses" into another.