Greek Theatre Notes Quiz

14 Questions  I  By Kajam9323 on September 27, 2009
Quiz about the different playwrights in early history and the coming of theatre.

  
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1.  Name the Tragedy playwrights
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2.   The heroes of these plays focused on the indiviudal, whose tragic ends were beoyond their own control. Oedipud Rex and Antigone are among his plays that are still perfomed today
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3.  Ekkyklema
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4.  List the Structure of play from first to last. Prologos ParodosEpisode IVStasimon IVEpisode IIEpisode IIIStasimon IExodusstasimon IIEpisode IStasimon III
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5.   The first speech of the chorus, usually to explain their purpose in being there, or to explain the overall purpose and meaning of the play.
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6.   Songs of the chorus addressing an abstract theme of the play, or focusing upon the central theme of the play
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7.  the first speech of an actor, usually set up the plot and explain what has happened prior to the play's beginning.
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8.   His wit and satire supposedly sparked many debates and angered many people. Lysistrata is often still performed  
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9.   Wrote Medea and Trojan women. his plays challenged religious beliefs in a controversial manner for the time
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10.  Chanting rhythmically with songs celebrating dionysus for his gifts of wine, happiness, life after deatha nd a host of other extravagant gifts. 
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11.   Wrote the oresteia trilogy about the trojan wars  
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12.  Who is considered the first actor?
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13.  He is said to have written mroe than 100 plays, but only one survives, Dyscolus, which wasnt printed as a modern text until 1958 
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14.  Name the comedy playwrights
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