Flashcards - CSET English: Literature of the Ancient World

Flashcards - CSET English: Literature of the Ancient World
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satyr plays
Satyr plays were an ancient Greek form of tragicomedy, similar in spirit to the bawdy satire of burlesque
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Aeschylus
Aeschylus was an ancient Greek tragedian
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tragedy
Tragedy is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences
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tragedy
Tragedy is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences
Aeschylus
Aeschylus was an ancient Greek tragedian
satyr plays
Satyr plays were an ancient Greek form of tragicomedy, similar in spirit to the bawdy satire of burlesque
Sophocles
Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived
abjad
An abjad is a type of writing system where each symbol stands for a consonant, leaving the reader to supply the appropriate vowel
Cuneiform
Cuneiform script is one of the earliest systems of writing, distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus

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