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

dramatic action

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

total doom

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

extreme pride or arrogance

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

final scene of the play

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

where did actors remain?

opposite of what you expect

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

the seeing place

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

represents the power source in the play

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

first ode of the chorus

the dancing place

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

reversal of fortune

dressing room where actors stayed

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

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

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

final lines spoken by the ____

any tragic flaw