Greek Terms

Greek Terms

This is a quiz on Greek terms including drama terms and parts of a greek play.

published on December 17, 20122 responses 0

represents the power source in the play

total doom

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

opposite of what you expect

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

final lines spoken by the ____

extreme pride or arrogance

final scene of the play

discovery, recognition, epiphany on the part of the tragic figure that comes too late

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

scenery can be placed in front of this section of the theater to add to setting

when an imperfect by somewhat likable character falls from a relatively high position to a low position

dramatic action

the seeing place

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

leader of the chorus who may step out and talk directly with a character

where did actors remain?

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

any tragic flaw

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

the dancing place

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

reversal of fortune

first ode of the chorus

dressing room where actors stayed