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

first ode of the chorus

reversal of fortune

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

where did actors remain?

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

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

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

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

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

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

the dancing place

dressing room where actors stayed

total doom

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

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

any tragic flaw

final lines spoken by the ____

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

the seeing place

represents the power source in the play

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

extreme pride or arrogance

final scene of the play

dramatic action

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

opposite of what you expect