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Greek drama originated from
religious rituals
greek dram honored
dyonysus
dyonysus was god of
wine and fertility
told story of a famous hero
thespis
thespian means
actor or actress
made 2nd speaking roll (antagonist & allowed a conflict to be there)
Aeschylus
actors in theatre of dionysus spoke from behind
masks
all actors were
male
allowed each actor to play several parts
switching masks
competed for prizes in tragedy and comedy
incentive for playwrights
featured ordinaty people as characters and had happy endings
comedies
comic versions of the themes of tragedies
satyrs
has serious treatment of mythic questions with heroic characters and unhappy endings
tragedies
greats of greek tragedy
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Euripides
Weakness, tragic fall
hamartia
strangely pleasurabe sense of emotional release we experience after watching a tragedy
catharsis
a true tragic hero is..
highly renowned and prosperous
tracig her is responsibel for :
his or her actions due to some error or fatality
arrogant pride, often tragic flaw of greek drama
hubris
sophocles lived :
496-406bc
sophocles record;
24 1ST PRIZE 7 2nd prize
sophocles added:
a 3rd actor