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

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

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

represents the power source in the play

reversal of fortune

total doom

opposite of what you expect

final lines spoken by the ____

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

the seeing place

extreme pride or arrogance

dressing room where actors stayed

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

first ode of the chorus

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

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

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

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

final scene of the play

dramatic action

any tragic flaw

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

where did actors remain?

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

the dancing place