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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Recognition (Anagnoresis)
  2. Hubris
  3. Areté
  4. Tragic Flaw (Hamartia)
  5. Corinth
  1. a The reason a tragic hero falls, it is some weakness of character, some moral blindness, or some error.
  2. b A change for ignorance to awareness
  3. c Excessive pride/arrogance
  4. d Where Oedipus grew up, where he thought he was born. It is about 50 miles west of Athens.
  5. e A hero's pursuit of excellence

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Pity. A plot with tragic reversal and anagnoresis best arouses pity and fear in the audience. This is the quality of evoking pity in the audience.
  2. Areté-Hubris-Até-Apotheosis-
  3. 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.
  4. "dancing space," performance area, alter for Dionysus.
  5. These people sung, read, and told the plays before actors. Remained as omniscent narrators of plays with actors.

5 True/False questions

  1. EpilogueSpoken by chorus, moral of the story/words of wisdom used for closure

          

  2. Strophe and AntistropheFirst to use these was Thespis and later Sophecles. Only men.

          

  3. Tragic HeroA fundamentally decent guy who undergoes a change of fortune due to one flaw

          

  4. DionysusThese people sung, read, and told the plays before actors. Remained as omniscent narrators of plays with actors.

          

  5. dramatic ironySophocles built Oedipus on this, it is when the audience knows something that the character doesn't.