Vocab Quiz Flashcards

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Question Answer
What does Peripeteia mean?Reversal of fortune.
What is a Strophe?It's a chant when the Chorus moves across the stage right to left.
What's a Anagorisis?It's a recognition or discovery on the part of the hero; changed from ignorance to knowledge
What is a Antistrophe?It's what's being chanted when the chorus moves back across the stage from left to right.
What does Nemesis mean?A fate that cannot be changed.
What's Parados?It's the first ode in Greek tragedies, chanted by the chorus as it enters the orchestra.
Who is Choragus?He is the leader of the Chorus.
What is a tragedy?An imitation of a serious action that arouses pity and fear towards the viewers
What's Hamartia?A fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or heroine
What's Hubris?Excessive pride or self-confidence
What's Catharsis?The emotions of self pity being expressed.
What's a Tragic Hero?A literary character who makes a judgment error that inevitably leads to his/her own destruction.

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