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Characteristics of a Greek Tragedy
tragic hero
tragic flaw
hemartia
inevitable outcome
the main character of a tragedy
an excessive character trait that leads to the tragic hero's…
the Greek term for "tragic flaw"
The character is presented with several opportunities to reve…
tragic hero
the main character of a tragedy
tragic flaw
an excessive character trait that leads to the tragic hero's…
15 terms
Characteristics of Greek Tragedy
Prologue
In media res
Parados
Strophe
General background of the story
In the middle of things. The story begins late in the course…
Entrance of the chorus, elements of song and spectacle -- nam…
Literally turns. Part of the choral song or ode. Up one side…
Prologue
General background of the story
In media res
In the middle of things. The story begins late in the course…
6 terms
Characteristics of a Greek Tragedy
anagnorisis
catharsis
hamartia
hubris
a moment in a play or other work when a character makes a cri…
the emotional release and purification that occurs when the h…
some excess or mistake in behavior often as a result of pride…
excessive or overbearing pride
anagnorisis
a moment in a play or other work when a character makes a cri…
catharsis
the emotional release and purification that occurs when the h…
15 terms
Characteristics of Greek Tragedy
Prologue
In media res
Parados
Strophe
General back ground of the story; opening scene
In the middle of things. The story begins late in the course…
Entrance of the chorus, element of song and spectacle (also n…
Literally turns. Part of the choral song or ode. Up one side…
Prologue
General back ground of the story; opening scene
In media res
In the middle of things. The story begins late in the course…
14 terms
Greek Tragedy Characteristics
irony
dramatic irony
Situational irony
Verbal irony
in its broadest sense, the incongruity, or difference, betwee…
a situation in which the audience knows more about a characte…
the contrast between what is intended or expected and what ac…
a contrast between what is said and what is actually meant.
irony
in its broadest sense, the incongruity, or difference, betwee…
dramatic irony
a situation in which the audience knows more about a characte…
11 terms
Greek Characteristics of a Tragedy
Dramatic Irony
Kommos
Strophe
Antistrophe
When the audience or reader knows more about a character's si…
Lyrical song of lamentation in an Athenian tragedy that the c…
First part of a choral ode where the chorus sways left to rig…
A movement after the strophe from right to left or West to Ea…
Dramatic Irony
When the audience or reader knows more about a character's si…
Kommos
Lyrical song of lamentation in an Athenian tragedy that the c…
5 terms
Sophocles-Characteristics of Greek Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Tragic Flaw
Catastophe
Chorus
(1)A literary character who makes an error of judgment or has…
A tragic flaw-an error in judgement or a weakness in characte…
A tragedy ends with a catastrophe, a disastrous conclusion th…
Throughout a tragedy, the chorus- a masked group of actors- o…
Tragic Hero
(1)A literary character who makes an error of judgment or has…
Tragic Flaw
A tragic flaw-an error in judgement or a weakness in characte…
14 terms
English Test- Greek Tragedy
What the gods and goddesses had power…
Types of greek theatre
Masks
Catharsis
FATE
Tragedy... Comedy... Satyr
ritual... Amplifies voice... allowed men to play female roles
Cleansing of the heart through pity and fear.
What the gods and goddesses had power…
FATE
Types of greek theatre
Tragedy... Comedy... Satyr
31 terms
Greek Tragedy adv english
Dionysus
dance
audience
tragedy
god of all living, growing things, god of wine
comical and satirical
familiar with the stories, based on Greek myths, civilians we…
formal, serious, philosophical, aim is to arouse pity and fea…
Dionysus
god of all living, growing things, god of wine
dance
comical and satirical
17 terms
English Greek Tragedy Vocab
Tragic Hero
Tragedy
Hubris
Aristotle's definition of tragedy
A central character in a tragic play who makes an error of ju…
A type of drama where a protagonist undergoes struggles that…
Excessive pride, self-confidence, or arrogance, often resulti…
"A tragedy is the imitation of an action that is serious and…
Tragic Hero
A central character in a tragic play who makes an error of ju…
Tragedy
A type of drama where a protagonist undergoes struggles that…
15 terms
Greek Tragedy English 10H
hubris
fate
will of the Gods
limits
excessive pride
inevitable event
when something is to be decided by the Gods
obstacles the hero(ine) encounters
hubris
excessive pride
fate
inevitable event
14 terms
English Greek Tragedy Vocab
Foreshadowing
Dramatic Irony
Catharsis
Drama
literary device in which author hints at what will happen lat…
when the audience knows piece of information that one or more…
the purification and purging of emotions - emotional release…
1. An attempt to stir people emotionally to satisfy their int…
Foreshadowing
literary device in which author hints at what will happen lat…
Dramatic Irony
when the audience knows piece of information that one or more…
96 terms
english greek tragedy
5 elements of a classical tragedy
tragedy
qualities that make a hero heroic
anagnorisis
hero must be of high birth; hero has a flaw which brings abou…
a literary work dealing with very serious themes in which a t…
a belief in his own freedom; supreme pride; capacity for suff…
disclosure, discovery, recognition; the incident of the plot…
5 elements of a classical tragedy
hero must be of high birth; hero has a flaw which brings abou…
tragedy
a literary work dealing with very serious themes in which a t…
12 terms
English Greek Tragedy (Terms)
Harmartia
Anagnorisis
Catastrophe
Peripeteia
1) Weakness in character... 2) Excess of a characteristic that i…
Recognition (of what the character's flaw is)
Bitter end, hero dies or suffers worse fate (like death of lo…
Reversal which audience realizes hero's doom is assured
Harmartia
1) Weakness in character... 2) Excess of a characteristic that i…
Anagnorisis
Recognition (of what the character's flaw is)
20 terms
Greek Tragedy Terms, English
Anagnorisis
Catastrophe
Catharsis
Chorus
disclosure, discovery, recognition; the incident of the plot…
the closing portion of a drama
tragedy evokes pity and fear, and produces in the spectator a…
In Greek drama, a group of men who danced to musical accompan…
Anagnorisis
disclosure, discovery, recognition; the incident of the plot…
Catastrophe
the closing portion of a drama
41 terms
English Test- Greek Tragedy
5th Century BC
Dionysian Rites
Things which made up Dionysian Festivals
5-6 Days
Origin of Greek Theatre in Athens, Greece
Started the evolution of Greek Theatre
Drinking, singing and dancing, dithyrambic hymns
How long the festival lasted
5th Century BC
Origin of Greek Theatre in Athens, Greece
Dionysian Rites
Started the evolution of Greek Theatre
13 terms
English: Greek Tragedy Terms
Dramatic Iron
Tragic Hero
Hamartia
Hubris
When characters are aware of only the surface meaninng, bjt t…
An eminent man or woman (high status, noble birth), superior…
Tragic flaw
Excessive pride
Dramatic Iron
When characters are aware of only the surface meaninng, bjt t…
Tragic Hero
An eminent man or woman (high status, noble birth), superior…
26 terms
English Greek Tragedy Quiz
Hamartia
Peripeteia
Anagnorisis
A tragedy...
The fatal flaw of a character
A sudden turn of events (things go downhill for hero)
Recognition of his hamartia causing his suffering by hero
Could've been avoided
Hamartia
The fatal flaw of a character
Peripeteia
A sudden turn of events (things go downhill for hero)
37 terms
English Greek Tragedy Test
Historical development of Greek tragedy
Arion
Thespis
Dithyrambic Chant
Worship of god Dionysius, god of wine and fertility. Worshipe…
first person to add music to the chants
first to incorporate different lines said by different people…
dialogue between the person who lead the ceremony and people…
Historical development of Greek tragedy
Worship of god Dionysius, god of wine and fertility. Worshipe…
Arion
first person to add music to the chants
33 terms
English: Greek Tragedy Test
is the power of saying whatever can be…
is the actual composition of the lines…
music that blends into the theme and p…
refers to the staging of the play that…
thought
diction
melody
spectacle
is the power of saying whatever can be…
thought
is the actual composition of the lines…
diction
23 terms
English Greek Tragedy
where/when did drama originate
what God was drama used to worship
where does the term tragoedia originate
what were the 3 types of plays
Athens 500 bc
Dionysus
50 men dressed in goat skin to worship Dionysus
comedy, tragedy, satyr
where/when did drama originate
Athens 500 bc
what God was drama used to worship
Dionysus
14 terms
English Greek Tragedy Vocabulary
Tragedy
Trilogy
Prologue
Parados
a drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis
three separate dramas that work individually or collectively
the opening scene in which the background of the story is est…
the entrance of the chorus, usually chanting a lyric which be…
Tragedy
a drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis
Trilogy
three separate dramas that work individually or collectively
34 terms
english 3 greek tragedy
Dithyramb
Nobility
The first actors
Thepis
Aristotle states that the earliest tragedies developed from a…
What types of people made up the heroes of early tragedy?
What are "hypocrites"?
Who is credited as the first known actor in Greek tragedy?
Dithyramb
Aristotle states that the earliest tragedies developed from a…
Nobility
What types of people made up the heroes of early tragedy?
19 terms
English- Greek Tragedy Terms
Tragedy
Trilogy
Hamartia
Hubris
a drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis
three separate dramas that work individualy or collectively
tragic human flaw; mistake or error that a tragic character c…
overweening pride or insolence that results in part for his m…
Tragedy
a drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis
Trilogy
three separate dramas that work individualy or collectively
23 terms
Greek Tragedy Terms-English
Tragedy
Tragic hero
Hamartia
Hubris
"An imitation [a dramatic performance] of an action that is s…
A highly ranked individual that experiences tragic downfall(a…
The Greek word for the hero's terrible error or character def…
Extreme pride or arrogance to the point where the hero believ…
Tragedy
"An imitation [a dramatic performance] of an action that is s…
Tragic hero
A highly ranked individual that experiences tragic downfall(a…
English tragedy Greek
In medias res
Supplicant
Indictment
Oracle
To begin in the middle
One who prays
An accusation or charge against a crime
One who gives predictions or authoritative statements
In medias res
To begin in the middle
Supplicant
One who prays
Greek Tragedy Terms - English
Tragedy
Hamartia
Irony
Catharsis
Main character suffers because of character flaws
Character flaw or error leads to downfall
Verbal, situational, and dramatic
Purges emotions
Tragedy
Main character suffers because of character flaws
Hamartia
Character flaw or error leads to downfall
12 terms
English greek tragedy terms
recognition
hubris
chorus
polis
a change from ignorance to knowledge
overweening pride or insolence that results in misfortune
a group of singers and dancers in a play
a city-state
recognition
a change from ignorance to knowledge
hubris
overweening pride or insolence that results in misfortune
13 terms
English Greek tragedy vocab
Ode
Episode
Anagnorisis
Catharsis
A lyric poem that addresses and/or celebrates a person, place…
An incident, sequence, or scene that creates part of the narr…
A moment when a character makes an important discovery regard…
Emotional release for the characters or audience in a work
Ode
A lyric poem that addresses and/or celebrates a person, place…
Episode
An incident, sequence, or scene that creates part of the narr…
26 terms
English greek tragedy
Classical Drama
chorus
choragus
skene
the drama of Ancient Rome and Greece
they sing after each scene is done
the head of the chorus
a back drop for the play and a dressing room behind it
Classical Drama
the drama of Ancient Rome and Greece
chorus
they sing after each scene is done
10 terms
English 2 - Greek Tragedy
Anagnorisis
Catharsis
Chorus
Choragos
Disclosure, discovery, recognition; the incident of the plot…
Tragedy evokes pity and fear, and produces in the spectator a…
In Greek drama, a group of men who danced to musical accompan…
Any dramatic character who serves as the voice of reason or a…
Anagnorisis
Disclosure, discovery, recognition; the incident of the plot…
Catharsis
Tragedy evokes pity and fear, and produces in the spectator a…
6 terms
English Greek Tragedy
Hamartia
Hubris
Peripetia
Anagnorisis
Tragic flaw which leads to protagonist's downfall
Excessive pride, which often leads to hero's downfall
Reversal of fortune experienced by the tragic hero
Important discovery made by tragic hero
Hamartia
Tragic flaw which leads to protagonist's downfall
Hubris
Excessive pride, which often leads to hero's downfall
English - Greek Tragedy
Obsequious
Sychophantic
Mendacious
Malicious
You alter the way you speak to people depending on statues
Behaving in a particular way to gain advantage - flatter people
Deliberatly lie, crafting complex lies
Spitefulness and intentional cruelty
Obsequious
You alter the way you speak to people depending on statues
Sychophantic
Behaving in a particular way to gain advantage - flatter people
10 terms
English 11 ACP Tragedy Characteristics
Hamartia
Hubris
Ate
Nemesis (The Tragic Indecent)
fatal flaw: Oedipus brags about solving riddle, disses power…
Excessive pride: Oedipus brags about solving riddle, disses p…
Act of Pride: causing pain to herdsman for not giving him the…
Consequences of Ate: messenger reveals the truth to Oedipus a…
Hamartia
fatal flaw: Oedipus brags about solving riddle, disses power…
Hubris
Excessive pride: Oedipus brags about solving riddle, disses p…
27 terms
English- Greek Tragedy Glossary
anagnorisis
catastrophe
chorus
choragos
disclosure, discovery, recognition; the incident of the plot…
the closing portion of a drama
in Greek drama, a group of men who danced to musical accompia…
any dramatic character who serves as the voice of reason or a…
anagnorisis
disclosure, discovery, recognition; the incident of the plot…
catastrophe
the closing portion of a drama
28 terms
English Greek Tragedy Vocab
Tragedy
Trilogy
Prologue, Parados, Episode, Stasimon,…
Parados
a drama that gives the audience a experience of catharsis. Th…
three separate dramas that work individually or collectively
five elements in a typical tragedy
the entrance of the chorus, usually chanting a lyric which be…
Tragedy
a drama that gives the audience a experience of catharsis. Th…
Trilogy
three separate dramas that work individually or collectively
14 terms
English Greek Tragedy Terms
orchestra
thumule
theatron
proscenium (skene)
center of the theater
alter inside of the orchestra
seeing place
wooden structure where actresses would enter and exit
orchestra
center of the theater
thumule
alter inside of the orchestra
15 terms
Greek Tragedy- English 2
The Chorus
Prologs
Parodos
Episode
a group of approximately 15 men who sang lyric poetry and dan…
An introductory speech or dialogue preceding the action of th…
The entrance song of the chorus as it first enters the orches…
That portion of the play preformed by the actors, as opposed…
The Chorus
a group of approximately 15 men who sang lyric poetry and dan…
Prologs
An introductory speech or dialogue preceding the action of th…
23 terms
English II Greek Tragedy
Oedipus
Antigone
Sphinx
Chorus
killed his father, married mother. His curse: don't try to es…
daughter of Oedipus. sentenced to death because she buried he…
gives riddles. Oedipus solved to become King of Thebes
a group of singers in the play singing hymns
Oedipus
killed his father, married mother. His curse: don't try to es…
Antigone
daughter of Oedipus. sentenced to death because she buried he…
27 terms
English Greek Tragedy Terminology
Tragedy
Trilogy
Prologue
Parados
drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis. the…
three separate dramas that work individually or collectively.…
the opening scene in which the background of the story is est…
the entrance of the chorus, usually chanting a lyric which be…
Tragedy
drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis. the…
Trilogy
three separate dramas that work individually or collectively.…
12 terms
English Greek Tragedy Vocab
Anarchist
Auspicious
Contempt
Defile
A person who believes in or tries to bring about anarchy
Conducive to success; favorable
The feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration…
Sully, mar, or spoil
Anarchist
A person who believes in or tries to bring about anarchy
Auspicious
Conducive to success; favorable
10 terms
English- Greek tragedy vocab
Greek tragedy
Chorus
Strophe
Antistrophe
Dramatic poetry where the fall of a central charecter, usuall…
Group of actors who sing, dance and say limes in unison. They…
One direction
Back in the other direction
Greek tragedy
Dramatic poetry where the fall of a central charecter, usuall…
Chorus
Group of actors who sing, dance and say limes in unison. They…
25 terms
English Greek Tragedy
Sophocles
Dionysus
Thespis
Aeschylus
(496-406 BC) Author of Antigone and Oedipus Rex... -added a 3rd…
Dionysus - Greek god, son of Zeus (also called Bacchus)... -asso…
-said to have introduced an actor in 6 century BC
(525-456)... -increased the number of the actors from 1 to 2 ... -r…
Sophocles
(496-406 BC) Author of Antigone and Oedipus Rex... -added a 3rd…
Dionysus
Dionysus - Greek god, son of Zeus (also called Bacchus)... -asso…
28 terms
English Greek Tragedy Vocab
Tragedy
Trilogy
Prologue, Parados, Episode, Stasimon,…
Parados
a drama that gives the audience a experience of catharsis. Th…
three separate dramas that work individually or collectively
five elements in a typical tragedy
the entrance of the chorus, usually chanting a lyric which be…
Tragedy
a drama that gives the audience a experience of catharsis. Th…
Trilogy
three separate dramas that work individually or collectively
27 terms
English Greek Tragedy Terminoogy
tragedy
trilogy
five elements of a tragedy
prologue
a drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis
three separate dramas that work individually or collectively
prologue, parados, episode, stasimon, and exodus
the opening scene in which the background of the story is est…
tragedy
a drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis
trilogy
three separate dramas that work individually or collectively
29 terms
English Greek Tragedy Vocab
antistrophes
chiton
choral odes
chorus
returning movement of greek dramatic chorus of dancers, after…
long flowing rode worn by actors- dyed different colors-symob…
elaborate, formal lyric poems (stasimons)
12 to 15 actors/performers who sing and dance and comment fro…
antistrophes
returning movement of greek dramatic chorus of dancers, after…
chiton
long flowing rode worn by actors- dyed different colors-symob…
58 terms
English- Greek Tragedy
Tragedy
Dithyramb
Crude improvisation (2 things)
Transformation to formal artistic stru…
"Goat song" (tragos oide)
Choral lyric with group dancing and sometimes brief dialogue…
-based on myths about Dionysus... -rough burlesque or satire
-more sophisticated philosophical attitude... -lengthier stories…
Tragedy
"Goat song" (tragos oide)
Dithyramb
Choral lyric with group dancing and sometimes brief dialogue…
14 terms
Greek Tragedy english
hamartia
fatal flaw
three unities
greek chorus
the fatal flaw of a character
the flaw or weakness of a character that ruins the characters…
unity of action, unity of place, unity of time
a homogeneous group of non-individualized actors who represen…
hamartia
the fatal flaw of a character
fatal flaw
the flaw or weakness of a character that ruins the characters…
15 terms
English Greek Tragedy Terms
dithyramb
satyr play
skene
proskenion
narrative lyric, sung by a chorus of men or boys
erotic comic relief play
scene house
raised stage in front of the skene
dithyramb
narrative lyric, sung by a chorus of men or boys
satyr play
erotic comic relief play
10 terms
English- Greek Tragedy Vocab
prologue
parados
episodes
scenes
one or more characters introduce the drama and explain the ba…
the first song sung by the chorus as they enter from the side…
story unfolds through 3 or more _______
Fitz and Fitzgerald call episodes _______
prologue
one or more characters introduce the drama and explain the ba…
parados
the first song sung by the chorus as they enter from the side…
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