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

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

the dancing place

first ode of the chorus

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

any tragic flaw

final scene of the play

total doom

reversal of fortune

final lines spoken by the ____

dramatic action

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

where did actors remain?

extreme pride or arrogance

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

the seeing place

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

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

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

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

opposite of what you expect

represents the power source in the play

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

dressing room where actors stayed