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

the dancing place

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

first ode of the chorus

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

opposite of what you expect

represents the power source in the play

final lines spoken by the ____

total doom

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

reversal of fortune

dramatic action

dressing room where actors stayed

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

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

extreme pride or arrogance

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

final scene of the play

where did actors remain?

the seeing place

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

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

when the audience knows something the characters don't know