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

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

where did actors remain?

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

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

reversal of fortune

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

dramatic action

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

represents the power source in the play

opposite of what you expect

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

dressing room where actors stayed

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

any tragic flaw

the seeing place

the dancing place

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

final lines spoken by the ____

extreme pride or arrogance

first ode of the chorus

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

total doom

final scene of the play

opening scene of exposition providing background and context