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11 terms
Oedipus
Banish
Plague
Quarrel
Hearsay
to force someone to leave as punishment
a disease that causes death and that spreads quickly to a lar…
an angry argument or disagreement
something heard from another person; something that you have…
Banish
to force someone to leave as punishment
Plague
a disease that causes death and that spreads quickly to a lar…
Oedipus
Greek Theatre Parts
Theatron
Orchestra
Skene
A: Theatron... F: Orchestra ... C: Skene
where the audience sits
"dancing place", where the chorus stood
stage building, used for changes, the scene painted on the wall
Greek Theatre Parts
A: Theatron... F: Orchestra ... C: Skene
Theatron
where the audience sits
88 terms
Oedipus
Greek Theatre Parts
Theatron
Orchestra
Skene
A: Theatron... F: Orchestra ... C: Skene
where the audience sits
"dancing place", where the chorus stood
stage building, used for changes, the scene painted on the wall
Greek Theatre Parts
A: Theatron... F: Orchestra ... C: Skene
Theatron
where the audience sits
20 terms
Oedipus
suppliant (adj)
expiation (n)
Oracle (n)
Sluggard (adj)
humble and earnest entreaty of petition
means by which atonement or reparation is made
a shrine where an oracular god is consulted... a person who divi…
Lazy
suppliant (adj)
humble and earnest entreaty of petition
expiation (n)
means by which atonement or reparation is made
72 terms
Oedipus
What does oedipus mean
What does Oed have the same root word…
What does Pus have the same root word…
Laios
Swollen feet
Adema, swelling in the tissue
Octopus, feet/legs
Tutor of King Pleops of Elis son Chrysippus, Laios raped Chry…
What does oedipus mean
Swollen feet
What does Oed have the same root word…
Adema, swelling in the tissue
30 terms
Oedipus
adamantine
compunction
coruscate
decimate
(adj.) not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course
(noun) a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
(verb) reflect brightly
(verb) kill in large numbers; destroy
adamantine
(adj.) not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course
compunction
(noun) a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
67 terms
Oedipus
Which god is the voice of the Oracle o…
Who is king at the end of Oedipus?
Which two characters try to avoid Oedi…
Which character brings news of Polybus…
Apollo
Creon
Tiresias, the herdsman
Messenger, the man who took Oedipus as a baby from the herdsm…
Which god is the voice of the Oracle o…
Apollo
Who is king at the end of Oedipus?
Creon
88 terms
Oedipus
Greek Theatre Parts
Theatron
Orchestra
Skene
A: Theatron... F: Orchestra ... C: Skene
where the audience sits
"dancing place", where the chorus stood
stage building, used for changes, the scene painted on the wall
Greek Theatre Parts
A: Theatron... F: Orchestra ... C: Skene
Theatron
where the audience sits
67 terms
Oedipus
Which god is the voice of the Oracle o…
Who is king at the end of Oedipus?
Which two characters try to avoid Oedi…
Which character brings news of Polybus…
Apollo
Creon
Tiresias, the herdsman
Messenger, the man who took Oedipus as a baby from the herdsm…
Which god is the voice of the Oracle o…
Apollo
Who is king at the end of Oedipus?
Creon
73 terms
oedipus
1. What is the dramatic purpose of the…
How does Oedipus characterize himself?
What is his attitude toward the suppli…
What conditions in Thebes does the pri…
It gives the audience and the characters the reasons why the…
• As a ruler of all the world/ commanding figure/ has been ki…
one of pity/sympathy - wants to help them.
metaphor of sinking ship - dead crops, livestock, babies, etc.
1. What is the dramatic purpose of the…
It gives the audience and the characters the reasons why the…
How does Oedipus characterize himself?
• As a ruler of all the world/ commanding figure/ has been ki…
13 terms
Oedipus
Prologue
Parados
Exodos
Orchestra
The opening scence that establishes the background story
The entrance of the chorus, usually chanting a lyric which su…
The final action after the last stasimon, ended by the ceremo…
Where actors are
Prologue
The opening scence that establishes the background story
Parados
The entrance of the chorus, usually chanting a lyric which su…
Oedipus
Helios
Maundering
Malediction
Abomination
The sun personified as the god, father of Phaethon
to talk in a rambling, foolish or meaningless way
a curse
a thing that causes disgust or hatred
Helios
The sun personified as the god, father of Phaethon
Maundering
to talk in a rambling, foolish or meaningless way
OEDIPUS
DITHYRAMB
AESCHYLUS
ECCYCLEMA
STASIMON
*CORAL HYMN THAT PRAISES DIONYSUS... *INSPIRED THE DEVELOPMENT O…
*2ND ACTOR... *1ST GREEK PLAYWRITE
A MACHINE USED TO DISPLAY AN INTERIOR SCENE
ODE
DITHYRAMB
*CORAL HYMN THAT PRAISES DIONYSUS... *INSPIRED THE DEVELOPMENT O…
AESCHYLUS
*2ND ACTOR... *1ST GREEK PLAYWRITE
Oedipus
Oedipus
Jocasta
Creon
Tiresias
becomes king of Thebes before He is renowned for his intellig…
Oedipus's wife and mother, and Creon's sister. In her first w…
Oedipus's brother-in-law, He claims to have no desire for kin…
Blind Seer of Thebes . He tells Oedipus that he is the murder…
Oedipus
becomes king of Thebes before He is renowned for his intellig…
Jocasta
Oedipus's wife and mother, and Creon's sister. In her first w…
10 terms
Oedipus
Where was Oedipus tooken when he was b…
Why does Oedipus not trust creon?
What happened to Jocasta at the end of…
Why did Oedipus scrape his eyes out of…
Mt. Cithaeron
Oedipus feel that Thersies is lying and that he and Creon are…
Jocasta had killed herself
Because he didnt want to see all the pain he had caused throu…
Where was Oedipus tooken when he was b…
Mt. Cithaeron
Why does Oedipus not trust creon?
Oedipus feel that Thersies is lying and that he and Creon are…
20 terms
oedipus
perplexity
pestilence
ponder
pristine
something that is very confusing
a disease that causes many death
think about or consider
in perfect condition
perplexity
something that is very confusing
pestilence
a disease that causes many death
Oedipus
Oedipus
Creon
Laius
Phoebus
King of Thebes; answered riddle of sphynx; married to Jocasta…
Jocasta's brother; sent to find out from oracle what to do ab…
Previous king of Thebes; Oedipus's father
oracle/god they check on about the plague
Oedipus
King of Thebes; answered riddle of sphynx; married to Jocasta…
Creon
Jocasta's brother; sent to find out from oracle what to do ab…
24 terms
Oedipus
Scion
Fledgling
Suppliant
Stripling
a descendant of a notable family.
a person or organization that is immature, inexperienced, or…
a person making a humble plea to someone in power or authority.
a young man.
Scion
a descendant of a notable family.
Fledgling
a person or organization that is immature, inexperienced, or…
76 terms
Oedipus
Oedipus takes place in
Who are King and Queen of Thebes
Who is Iocasta's brother
Scene takes place
Thebes
Oedipus and Iocasta
Creon
in Thebes in front of the royal palace
Oedipus takes place in
Thebes
Who are King and Queen of Thebes
Oedipus and Iocasta
18 terms
Oedipus
Work of literature
Author
Time Period
Elements of Greek tragedy
The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex
Sophocles (translated by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald)
400-500 BC in Greece
dramatic irony, hubris (excessive pride), and fate
Work of literature
The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex
Author
Sophocles (translated by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald)
Oedipus
Oedipus
Thebes
Jocasta
Creon
King of Thebes ... Prince of Corinth ... Ran away from home after h…
Over run by Plague, original king was Laius
Originally Laius's wife, married Oedipus her son.... Sister to C…
Brother to Jocasta and brother in law to Oedipus.... The one who…
Oedipus
King of Thebes ... Prince of Corinth ... Ran away from home after h…
Thebes
Over run by Plague, original king was Laius
56 terms
Oedipus
Oedipus
Priest
Creon
Teiresias
King of thebes
The high king of Thebes
Oedipus' brother-in-law
An old blind prophet
Oedipus
King of thebes
Priest
The high king of Thebes
28 terms
Oedipus
old sheperd
Jocasta
Apollo
Polybus
orignally household servant of Thebes/Lauis
mother to the king of Thebes
god of light, sea, and prophecy
King of Corinth
old sheperd
orignally household servant of Thebes/Lauis
Jocasta
mother to the king of Thebes
Oedipus
Tragedy
Oedipus
Jocasta
Antigone
imitation in dramatic form that is serious and complete, arou…
protagonist who saves Thebes, kills father, marries mother, b…
Oedipus's wife/mother, kills herself
Daughter/sister of Oedipus
Tragedy
imitation in dramatic form that is serious and complete, arou…
Oedipus
protagonist who saves Thebes, kills father, marries mother, b…
oedipus
supplication
plague
defile
solicitude
humbly ask or beg
contagious widespread disease
to make unclean
care or concern
supplication
humbly ask or beg
plague
contagious widespread disease
13 terms
Oedipus
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Hamartia
Hubris
A fatal event, disaster, or horrible event
A character involved in a horrible story that causes them to…
The flaw in the protagonists that cause them to be a tragic h…
A cocky character or someone with lots of confidence
Tragedy
A fatal event, disaster, or horrible event
Tragic Hero
A character involved in a horrible story that causes them to…
Oedipus
Tragedy
goatsong (tragos, Oide)
Hubris
1. Main character in a play... 2. Has spi…
Serious play that depicts the fall or death of a noble charac…
What is the literal definition of Tragedy?
excessive pride
What are the eight prongs of a Tragic Hero?
Tragedy
Serious play that depicts the fall or death of a noble charac…
goatsong (tragos, Oide)
What is the literal definition of Tragedy?
60 terms
Oedipus
Identify at least 3 things that are af…
Why does the Priest say the people "th…
What is the Sphinx
"If king of men (as king you are) then…
poverty, sickness, diseased crops
They overjoyed they got rid of the Sphinx
the Sphinx was the tyrant before Oedipus
The priest says he trusts his men guarding the kingdom self s…
Identify at least 3 things that are af…
poverty, sickness, diseased crops
Why does the Priest say the people "th…
They overjoyed they got rid of the Sphinx
Oedipus
Oedipus
Priest of Zeus
Creon
Chorus
a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Lai…
At the very beginning, he implores Oedipus to do something ab…
the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king…
The Chorus - In this play, the chorus represents the elder ci…
Oedipus
a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Lai…
Priest of Zeus
At the very beginning, he implores Oedipus to do something ab…
68 terms
Oedipus
Augury
Bane
Baseness
Bewail
an omen or prophecy
the cause of ruin, harm, distress, or death
unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
To express deep regret or sorrow over
Augury
an omen or prophecy
Bane
the cause of ruin, harm, distress, or death
Oedipus
"I did... I wish i'd died that day"
Which character was the Oedipus talkin…
What does Oedipus use to tear out his…
"Exactly so... He never gave you life…
Shepherd
Jocasta
Jocasta's dress pins
The messenger
"I did... I wish i'd died that day"
Shepherd
Which character was the Oedipus talkin…
Jocasta
Oedipus
Greek Theatre Parts
Theatron
Orchestra
Skene
A: Theatron... F: Orchestra ... C: Skene
where the audience sits
"dancing place", where the chorus stood
stage building, used for changes, the scene painted on the wall
Greek Theatre Parts
A: Theatron... F: Orchestra ... C: Skene
Theatron
where the audience sits
5 terms
Oedipus
supplicant
bane
archetype
Flout
person who begs
something that ruins or spoils
character frequently found in literature, myth, or religion a…
To treat with contemptuous disregard
supplicant
person who begs
bane
something that ruins or spoils
10 terms
Oedipus
yearn
altar
countenance
Obscure
intense feeling of longing of
n. Any raised place or structure on which sacrifices may be o…
a person's face of facial expression
not discovered, or known for certain, hidden
yearn
intense feeling of longing of
altar
n. Any raised place or structure on which sacrifices may be o…
28 terms
Oedipus
old sheperd
Jocasta
Apollo
Polybus
orignally household servant of Thebes/Lauis
mother to the king of Thebes
god of light, sea, and prophecy
King of Corinth
old sheperd
orignally household servant of Thebes/Lauis
Jocasta
mother to the king of Thebes
23 terms
Oedipus
implore
oracle
rite
proclamation
to beg urgently or piteously, as for aid or mercy
especially in ancient Greece, an utterance, often ambiguous o…
a formal or ceremonial act or procedure prescribed or customa…
something that is proclaimed; a pubic and official announcement
implore
to beg urgently or piteously, as for aid or mercy
oracle
especially in ancient Greece, an utterance, often ambiguous o…
88 terms
Oedipus
Greek Theatre Parts
Theatron
Orchestra
Skene
A: Theatron... F: Orchestra ... C: Skene
where the audience sits
"dancing place", where the chorus stood
stage building, used for changes, the scene painted on the wall
Greek Theatre Parts
A: Theatron... F: Orchestra ... C: Skene
Theatron
where the audience sits
41 terms
Oedipus
Dramatic Irony
Tragic Flaw
Tragic Hero
Downfall
when character thinks something but audience knows the truth
a character (personality) flaw within the person - that cause…
noble, respected by those around him or her
what causes this person to head toward rock bottom with the p…
Dramatic Irony
when character thinks something but audience knows the truth
Tragic Flaw
a character (personality) flaw within the person - that cause…
20 terms
Oedipus
Regicide
Deference
Pestilence
Miasma
The act of killing a king
Polite respect
A serious disease
Noxious; polluted
Regicide
The act of killing a king
Deference
Polite respect
157 terms
Oedipus
What is your first impression of Oedip…
What problem is afflicting Thebes at t…
Why have the Priest and many citizens…
Assuming that, like Sophocles' audienc…
self-important, proud, pompous
plague
to pray; view Oedipus as their hero; the people like tragic h…
they are going to stumble
What is your first impression of Oedip…
self-important, proud, pompous
What problem is afflicting Thebes at t…
plague
Oedipus
Fester
Cascade
Prophecy
Brooch
To form pus
A waterfall falling over a steep
A prediction
an ornament fastened to clothing with a hinged pin and catch
Fester
To form pus
Cascade
A waterfall falling over a steep
oedipus
classic age of greece
Sophocles
Cleisthenes
Xerxes
what time period does it take place in?
who wrote the book?
who overthrew the last Tyrant of Athens?
what persian leader overthrew Thermopylae
classic age of greece
what time period does it take place in?
Sophocles
who wrote the book?
oedipus
author
oedipus
jocasta
creon
Sophocles
A man who kills his father and sleeps with and marries his mo…
queen who is married to her son and has sex with him when she…
jocastas bro accused by oedipus of trying to kill him
author
Sophocles
oedipus
A man who kills his father and sleeps with and marries his mo…
10 terms
Oedipus
Brutality
Devour
Plague
Desolate
Act of being violent or harsh
eat greedily
a deadly sickness
Deserted
Brutality
Act of being violent or harsh
Devour
eat greedily
10 terms
Oedipus
Brutality
Devour
Plague
Desolate
cruel violence
To eat up hungrily
A widespread disease
Deserted and lonely
Brutality
cruel violence
Devour
To eat up hungrily
10 terms
Oedipus
brutality
devour
plague
desolate
cruel violence
To eat up hungrily
a deadly sickness
Deserted and lonely
brutality
cruel violence
devour
To eat up hungrily
73 terms
oedipus
1. What is the dramatic purpose of the…
How does Oedipus characterize himself?
What is his attitude toward the suppli…
What conditions in Thebes does the pri…
It gives the audience and the characters the reasons why the…
• As a ruler of all the world/ commanding figure/ has been ki…
one of pity/sympathy - wants to help them.
metaphor of sinking ship - dead crops, livestock, babies, etc.
1. What is the dramatic purpose of the…
It gives the audience and the characters the reasons why the…
How does Oedipus characterize himself?
• As a ruler of all the world/ commanding figure/ has been ki…
Oedipus
Brutality
Devour
plague
desolate
(n) behaviour that is very cruel or violent.
To eat up hungrily
a deadly sickness
Deserted
Brutality
(n) behaviour that is very cruel or violent.
Devour
To eat up hungrily
10 terms
Oedipus
Brutality
Devour
Plague
Desolate
cruelty
To eat up hungrily
Disease that spreads quickly and kills many people
Lonely
Brutality
cruelty
Devour
To eat up hungrily
93 terms
Oedipus
Who was the founder of Thebes?
Leader of Greek chorus
What are suppliants?
What is the Ismenus?
Cadmus
Choragus
Beggars
River
Who was the founder of Thebes?
Cadmus
Leader of Greek chorus
Choragus
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