Greek Terms

Greek Terms

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

published on December 17, 20123 responses 0

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

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

reversal of fortune

opposite of what you expect

final scene of the play

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

the dancing place

dramatic action

any tragic flaw

final lines spoken by the ____

first ode of the chorus

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

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

total doom

dressing room where actors stayed

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

extreme pride or arrogance

the seeing place

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

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

where did actors remain?

represents the power source in the play

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra