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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…
70 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
15 terms
Oedipus
appal
denounce
despondent
explicit
(v.) to fill with dismay or horror
To condemn
Depressed
clearly stated or shown; forthright in expression
appal
(v.) to fill with dismay or horror
denounce
To condemn
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
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
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
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
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…
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
6 terms
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
10 terms
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…
15 terms
Oedipus
Suppliant
Lamentation
Decrepit
Detestable
Plead
Grief
Worn out
Hated
Suppliant
Plead
Lamentation
Grief
25 terms
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
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…
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…
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…
16 terms
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
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…
70 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
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…
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
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
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
10 terms
oedipus
devour
plague
desolate
apperhension
To eat up hungrily
A deadly disease that spreads rapidly from person to person.
Deserted and lonely
anxious foreboding
devour
To eat up hungrily
plague
A deadly disease that spreads rapidly from person to person.
10 terms
Oedipus
Brutality
Devour
Plague
Desolate
Act of being violent or harsh
v. to eat
A deadly disease that spreads rapidly from person to person.
Lonely
Brutality
Act of being violent or harsh
Devour
v. to eat
10 terms
Oedipus
brutality
devour
plague
desolate
cruel violence
to eat up greedily
A widespread disease
Deserted, without inhabitants, barren
brutality
cruel violence
devour
to eat up greedily
10 terms
Oedipus
Brutality
Devour
Plaque
Desolate
behavior that is very cruel or violent
eat
A Deadly sickness
Deserted
Brutality
behavior that is very cruel or violent
Devour
eat
10 terms
Oedipus
apprehension
banished
devour
trek
fear that something bad will happen
Forced to leave
eat hungrily
(v.) - to walk, travel by foot
apprehension
fear that something bad will happen
banished
Forced to leave
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
18 terms
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…
25 terms
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?
24 terms
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
19 terms
Oedipus
Sophocles
Aeschylus
Euripides
Costumes
Greek Playwright who added 3rd actors into plays. Wrote Oedip…
Greek Playwright Added Second Actor 526-456 BC
Greek Playwright Made plays more interesting 480-406 BC.
Large Masks and robes hard to move. Men played women aswell
Sophocles
Greek Playwright who added 3rd actors into plays. Wrote Oedip…
Aeschylus
Greek Playwright Added Second Actor 526-456 BC
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
10 terms
Oedipus
brutality
devour
plague
desolate
cruel violence
To eat up hungrily
A widespread disease
Lonely
brutality
cruel violence
devour
To eat up hungrily
20 terms
oedipus
bereft
dour
fortitude
opulent
adj deprived of; made unhappy through a loss : bereaved
adj stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored : harsh, bleak ,fo…
noun courage in facing difficulties : resolve, steadfastness
adj wealthy, luxurious; ample : rich, lavish, plentiful, abun…
bereft
adj deprived of; made unhappy through a loss : bereaved
dour
adj stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored : harsh, bleak ,fo…
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
bruatlity
devour
plague
desolate
The act of being cruel
To eat up hungrily
A widespread disease
Deserted and lonely
bruatlity
The act of being cruel
devour
To eat up hungrily
10 terms
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
(n) behaviour that is very cruel or violent and showing no fe…
to eat up greedily
A deadly disease that spreads rapidly from person to person.
(adj.) deserted, dreary, lifeless (She found the desolate lan…
brutality
(n) behaviour that is very cruel or violent and showing no fe…
devour
to eat up greedily
10 terms
Oedipus
Brutality
Devour
Plague
Desolate
violence
To eat up hungrily
A widespread disease
lonely
Brutality
violence
Devour
To eat up hungrily
10 terms
Oedipus
to have something in store for someone
to take turns
combat (n)
to inherit
going to happen soon
When a ​number of ​people do the same thing one after the oth…
a ​fight, ​especially during a ​war.
To receive ​money, a ​house, etc. from someone after they hav…
to have something in store for someone
going to happen soon
to take turns
When a ​number of ​people do the same thing one after the oth…
38 terms
Oedipus
tragic hero
hubris
hamartia
epiphany
person of noble stature who has a flaw of hubris which causes…
excessive pride
character flaw
moment of intellectual awareness
tragic hero
person of noble stature who has a flaw of hubris which causes…
hubris
excessive pride
10 terms
Oedipus
banish
calamity
invoke
conspirator
(v) to expel from or relegate to a country or place by author…
(n) a great misfortune or disaster, as a flood or serious inj…
(v) to call for with earnest desire; make supplication or pra…
(n) a person who takes part in wrongdoing or an evil plot
banish
(v) to expel from or relegate to a country or place by author…
calamity
(n) a great misfortune or disaster, as a flood or serious inj…
10 terms
Oedipus
lament
blight
pestilence
scourge
(v) to express grief for or about; mourn
(n) something that impairs growth, withers hope and ambitions…
(n) a pernicious, evil influence or agent
(n) a source of widespread dreadful affliction and devastation
lament
(v) to express grief for or about; mourn
blight
(n) something that impairs growth, withers hope and ambitions…
15 terms
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…
33 terms
Oedipus
Connotation
Chaplet
Augury
Denotations
Means associations or implied meaning of a wordso rather then…
Wreath or crown ... leaves
Divination from omens
Means a word dictionary meaning as its connotations
Connotation
Means associations or implied meaning of a wordso rather then…
Chaplet
Wreath or crown ... leaves
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