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opening scene where the background is established which usually has one or two characters in dialogue
entrance of the chorus which are usually chanting lyrics that have something to do with the theme of the play
modern act or scene where the plot is developed by action or dialogue of the characters and chorus sometimes playing as a minor role
the choral ode which usually comes at the end of each episode so the tragedy is a measured alternation between 2 elements
indicates the end of a scene and is also used to provide the chorus' response to the proceeding scene
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