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definition of drama
a composition in verse or prose to portray likfe or charactarter or tell a story involving conflicts and emotions designed for theaterical performances
Tradgedy
A serious drama in which things dont work out for the protagonist
Comedy
a drama in which things do work out for the protagonist
Golden Age of Greek Drama
drama flourished most
Hypocrite
the first actor
Thespis of Athens
INtroduced independent actor, makeup and masks in dramas
Aeschylus
dramatist and tragic poet, introduced second actor, father of tradgedy
Sophocles
famous playrwrite, added 3rd actor
Eurpitides
dramatist that made people think, question morals etc
Aristophanes
comic writer, socailly unnacceptable but greatly loved
Satyr
a half man, half goat that played music and followed dionysus, the chorus dressed up as them
Dithyramb
a relgious song and dance by a chorus of priests
Padded Costumes
worn by tragic actors, made them stand out
Masks
worn by actors to make more exaggerated faces
Buskins
leather boots, made them more godlike
Iambic Rhythem
a specific rhythm between syllables that are stressed lightly and one stressed heavy
Amphitheater
A theater built on a hill with good accoustics