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Flashcards in Tragedy Deck (7):
1

What is a tragedy

a solemn type of play, a reflection of mistakes in the past

2

What is a trilogy

3 tragedies

3

what is the chorus

a collective figure, comments on the play and represent the communities' thoughts

4

Name 3 playwriters

Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides

5

Why do Socrates and Plato hate tragedy

life cannot be this inconsistent, insoluble moral conflict does not exist

6

Dionysus is the God of

Chaos: tragedy, fertility, madness, enthusiasm, creativity

7

Tragedy is mostly about

Love, hate, fate, eternity