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

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

extreme pride or arrogance

reversal of fortune

dressing room where actors stayed

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

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

first ode of the chorus

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

total doom

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

the seeing place

final lines spoken by the ____

dramatic action

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

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

the dancing place

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

final scene of the play

where did actors remain?

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

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

opposite of what you expect

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

represents the power source in the play

any tragic flaw

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter