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

represents the power source in the play

final scene of the play

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

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

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

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

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

reversal of fortune

dramatic action

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

the seeing place

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

opposite of what you expect

the dancing place

final lines spoken by the ____

dressing room where actors stayed

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

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

any tragic flaw

first ode of the chorus

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

total doom

where did actors remain?