Study Quiz -- Theatre Origins

E. Trumbull

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  1. A dithyramb is:
  2. Your answer:
    a hymn sung or chanted
    a theory
    a short play
    an ancient form of diaper

  3. The first actor is usually considered to have been:
  4. Your answer:

  5. That theatre seems to have come from a background of ritual and music can be suggested because the word "tragedy" comes from the Greek words for:
  6. Your answer:
    life breath
    honorable fight
    goat song
    death dance

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