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Oedipus Greek Tragedy Terms & Characteristics- English
hubris
exodus
catharsis
dramatic irony
overweening pride or insolence that results in a misfortune o…
concluding portion of a tragedy; the final episode usually su…
the purpose of tragedy; a purification or purging of emotions
a technique in drama that provides the audience with informat…
hubris
overweening pride or insolence that results in a misfortune o…
exodus
concluding portion of a tragedy; the final episode usually su…
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…
characteristics of greek tragedy
tragic hero
tragic flaw
Catastrophe
Chorus
at the center of a tragedy is its hero, the main character, o…
an error in judgement or a weakness in character such as prid…
a tragedy ends with a catastrophe, a disastrous conclusion th…
throughout a tragedy a chorus, a mass group of actors, observ…
tragic hero
at the center of a tragedy is its hero, the main character, o…
tragic flaw
an error in judgement or a weakness in character such as prid…
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Greek Tragedy Heroes Characteristics
Hamartia
Hubris
Peripeteia
Anagnorisis
It is the tragic flaw that causes downfall of a hero
It is excessive pride and disrespect of hero for natural order
The reversal of fate that the hero experiences
This moment happens when the hero makes an important discover…
Hamartia
It is the tragic flaw that causes downfall of a hero
Hubris
It is excessive pride and disrespect of hero for natural order
Characteristics of a Greek Tragedy
prologue
parados
scenes/episodes
odes
spoken by one or two characters before the chorus appears. Th…
the song sung by the Chorus as it makes its entrance
the main action of the play
songs that erflect on the events of the episodes, and put the…
prologue
spoken by one or two characters before the chorus appears. Th…
parados
the song sung by the Chorus as it makes its entrance
6 characteristics of Greek tragedy
Mythos
Ethos
Dianoia
Lexis
Plot
Characters
Thought
Diction or speech
Mythos
Plot
Ethos
Characters
characteristics of greek tragedy
late point of attack
violence and death occurred off stage
frequent use of messengers to relate i…
usually continuous time of action
...
...
...
...
late point of attack
...
violence and death occurred off stage
...
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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…
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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…
7 terms
7 characteristics of greek tragedy
it is based on...
the protagonist....
the protagonist...
because the protagonist's...
the events that already took place and within which the audie…
is a person of noble structure
has a weakness and because of it, becomes isolated and suffer…
fall isn't entirely his/her own fault, the audience may end u…
it is based on...
the events that already took place and within which the audie…
the protagonist....
is a person of noble structure
Characteristics of Greek Tragedy
When did the attack occur?
Where did violence/death occur?
Who was used to relate information?
How long does the action last?
Late in the play
Offstage
Messengers
Continuous
When did the attack occur?
Late in the play
Where did violence/death occur?
Offstage
7 terms
Greek tragedy - people/characters and characteristics
Chorus
Choragus/choryphaeus
Choregos
Nemesis
Group of around 12 (can be up to 50) men who represent the vo…
The chorus leader.
Wealthy citizen who was appointed to finance all aspects of t…
Goddess of inescapable divine retribution and vengeance. Pers…
Chorus
Group of around 12 (can be up to 50) men who represent the vo…
Choragus/choryphaeus
The chorus leader.
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
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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…
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English Exam - Greek Tragedy
hubris
catharsis
reversal
scene
overweening pride or insolence that results in misfortune. Tr…
cleansing, purification, purgation, clearing of emotion... throu…
change by which action veers around to its opposite, a revers…
involve interactions between 2 or 3 actors or between actors…
hubris
overweening pride or insolence that results in misfortune. Tr…
catharsis
cleansing, purification, purgation, clearing of emotion... throu…
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…
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
15 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…
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…
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
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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)
16 terms
English Final Greek Tragedy
Anagnorisis
Chiton
Catharsis
Hamartia
Recognition
Long, flowing robe
Purifying of the emotions
Inner weakness
Anagnorisis
Recognition
Chiton
Long, flowing robe
132 terms
English- Greek Tragedy Test
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…
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
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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…
104 terms
English Midterm Greek tragedy
name of 4 children of Oedipus
where does Oedipus take place
who does Oedipus believe were his pare…
things symbolized by 3
Eteocles... Polyneices... Antigone... Ismene
Thebes
Merope... Polybus
completeness... closure ... spiritual awareness
name of 4 children of Oedipus
Eteocles... Polyneices... Antigone... Ismene
where does Oedipus take place
Thebes
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
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
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)
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
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English greek tragedy terms
Anagnorisis
Peripeteia
Catharsis
Pathos
Character realizes something; insight, causes regret/catharsis
Turning point; reversal of fortune brought on by the anagnori…
REGRET: emotional release that happens when the hero realizes…
Pity or sadness in the audience
Anagnorisis
Character realizes something; insight, causes regret/catharsis
Peripeteia
Turning point; reversal of fortune brought on by the anagnori…
20 terms
English Greek tragedy
Prologue
Parados
Episode
Stasimon (ode)
this serves to inform the audience of the setting of the play…
This signals the entrance of the chorus; more specifically, i…
This is a scene of dialogue. Each of it is followed by a stas…
This is a Song sung by the chorus between episodes. This usua…
Prologue
this serves to inform the audience of the setting of the play…
Parados
This signals the entrance of the chorus; more specifically, i…
14 terms
English: Greek Tragedy Terms
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Hamartia
Hubris
imitation of a serious action which arouses pity and fear in…
a character, usually of high birth, neither totally good or b…
tragic flaw, weakness of character which causes the downfall…
arrogance or pride which causes the hero's disobedience again…
Tragedy
imitation of a serious action which arouses pity and fear in…
Tragic Hero
a character, usually of high birth, neither totally good or b…
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
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?
English Greek Tragedy Terms
Arete
Hamartia
Peripeteia
Anagnorisis
Greatness
Tragic Flaw
Reversal of Fortune
Recognition
Arete
Greatness
Hamartia
Tragic Flaw
7 terms
English Greek Tragedy
Orchestra
Theatron
Skene
Pardos
Where the chorus would be located.
Where the audience sat.
A building directly behind the stage;usually decorated as a p…
The path by which the chorus and some actors made there entra…
Orchestra
Where the chorus would be located.
Theatron
Where the audience sat.
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…
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
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
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…
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
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
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
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
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