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

the dancing place

where did actors remain?

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

extreme pride or arrogance

dressing room where actors stayed

any tragic flaw

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

total doom

dramatic action

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

opposite of what you expect

final scene of the play

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

final lines spoken by the ____

represents the power source in the play

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

first ode of the chorus

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

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

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

the seeing place

reversal of fortune

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra