5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Greek Actor's Mask
- Strophe and Antistrophe
- dramatic irony
- a Most important part of the actor's costume. They were simple and personalized to the character. They were also used as amplifyers
- b Wealthy patrons who supervised and financed the plays. Tragedies were usually more expensive for these people.
- c Spoken by chorus, moral of the story/words of wisdom used for closure
- d Sophocles built Oedipus on this, it is when the audience knows something that the character doesn't.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Ascension to god-like status, enlightenment from the tragic hero cycle, wisdom gained makes one all knowing.
- Spoken by chorus, setting up the scene/words of wisdom used for introduction
- 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.
- "Inventor of tragedy" created actors and dialogue, invented masks and costumes. He was a poet, playwright, and chorus leader.
5 True/False questions
Greek actors → First to use these was Thespis and later Sophecles. Only men.
Oracle of Delphi → 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.
Tragic Hero → Areté-Hubris-Até-Apotheosis-
Areté → ruin, delusion. The reckless behavior that causes the hero's death or downfall
Sophocles → Great, famous author, considered the height of Greek tragedy. Held the jobs of soldier, general, and government official in his life. Built his stories on dramatic irony. Hated arrogance, common theme of his was to accept your fate.