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

extreme pride or arrogance

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

the seeing place

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

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

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

reversal of fortune

total doom

any tragic flaw

opposite of what you expect

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

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

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

the dancing place

dramatic action

represents the power source in the play

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

final lines spoken by the ____

where did actors remain?

dressing room where actors stayed

first ode of the chorus

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

final scene of the play

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

was originally a flat-roofed stage building