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

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

opposite of what you expect

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

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

represents the power source in the play

where did actors remain?

final lines spoken by the ____

any tragic flaw

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

dressing room where actors stayed

reversal of fortune

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

dramatic action

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

the seeing place

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

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

extreme pride or arrogance

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

first ode of the chorus

the dancing place

final scene of the play

total doom

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

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