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

dressing room where actors stayed

first ode of the chorus

alter to Dionysus in the center of the orchestra

reflect, advise, warn, and interact with characters

poem changed by the chorus at the end of the scene

represents the power source in the play

purging of emotions of pity and fear in the audience

dramatic action

was originally a flat-roofed stage building

extreme pride or arrogance

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

the seeing place

total doom

the dancing place

opposite of what you expect

final scene of the play

opening scene of exposition providing background and context

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

chorus is always on stage on this part of the theater

any tragic flaw

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

where did actors remain?

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

reversal of fortune

final lines spoken by the ____

2 areas on each side of the theater where chorus enter

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