Greek Terms

Greek Terms

This is a quiz on Greek terms including drama terms and parts of a greek play.

published on December 17, 20123 responses 0

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

dramatic action

any tragic flaw

the dancing place

reversal of fortune

first ode of the chorus

where did actors remain?

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

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

final lines spoken by the ____

opposite of what you expect

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

final scene of the play

represents the power source in the play

dressing room where actors stayed

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

the seeing place

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

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

total doom

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

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

extreme pride or arrogance

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