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

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

represents the power source in the play

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

where did actors remain?

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

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

the dancing place

reversal of fortune

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

final scene of the play

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

the seeing place

dressing room where actors stayed

final lines spoken by the ____

first ode of the chorus

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

total doom

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

any tragic flaw

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

dramatic action

opposite of what you expect

extreme pride or arrogance

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