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LECTURE NOTES Issue: Origins of drama Aeschylus The Oresteia


458 B.C.


trilogy


polis


agora


choral origins


literary origins


Aristotle, The Poetics


dithyramb


tragoida


archon


choregus


satyrs


Epidaurus


Theatre of Dionysus, Athens


skene


thymele


Peisistratus


Great Dionysia


Thespis


534 BC


Solon


hippokrites


 


Areopagus 


Erinyes ‑erinuo 


‑eumeneo 


 

Eironeia 

     Aristotle

     hamartia

     hubris

     peripeteia

     Prologos

     Parados

      Stasimon

     Exodos

     satyr

     lyre

     cothurni


     chiton

Dramatic terms

Protarchos ate--the crime that sets the crime in motion.

In Hamlet, it would be Claudius's killing the old Hamlet.

 Climax--where actions come to a head from which only one out come can occur.  In Hamlet, it is the murder of Polonius by Hamlet.

 Soliloquy--actor voicing his thoughts, speaking to himself.

 Anachronism--out of time.  An action or item is presented as belonging to the time of the play/work when the item did not exist during that time. 

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