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

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

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

the dancing place

first ode of the chorus

final lines spoken by the ____

final scene of the play

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

where did actors remain?

dressing room where actors stayed

dramatic action

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

reversal of fortune

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

total doom

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

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

opposite of what you expect

represents the power source in the play

the seeing place

any tragic flaw

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

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

extreme pride or arrogance

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

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