5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Strophe and Antistrophe
- Recognition (Anagnoresis)
- Greek actors
- a The two parts of a choral ode in classical greek drama, sung while movement is executed, chorus sings while moving east to west deciding on two sides of an issue.
- b First to use these was Thespis and later Sophecles. Only men.
- c Final scene of play before he epilogue
- d A change for ignorance to awareness
- e ruin, delusion. The reckless behavior that causes the hero's death or downfall
5 Multiple choice questions
- These people sung, read, and told the plays before actors. Remained as omniscent narrators of plays with actors.
- Sophocles built Oedipus on this, it is when the audience knows something that the character doesn't.
- By raising the emotions of the audience, tragedy purges the audience of negative emotions. This is what the resulting "purification" is known as.
- Wealthy patrons who supervised and financed the plays. Tragedies were usually more expensive for these people.
- "tent" backdrop for orchestra, scenery, raised 2-3 steps above orchestra, a room for hiding props and changing. 1-3 doors/exits
5 True/False questions
Tragic Hero → Areté-Hubris-Até-Apotheosis-
Dionysus → 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.
Epilogue → Spoken by chorus, moral of the story/words of wisdom used for closure
Greek Actor's Mask → Most important part of the actor's costume. They were simple and personalized to the character. They were also used as amplifyers
Orchestra → "Inventor of tragedy" created actors and dialogue, invented masks and costumes. He was a poet, playwright, and chorus leader.