Satyr Play: Definition & Overview


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What is the satyr play named after?

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1. What qualities did the satyrs share with the satyr play?

2. Where were the satyrs place during the Festival of Dionysius?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When you complete this quiz and worksheet pairing, you're going to be questioned on topics like the name of the satyr play and its qualities. You should also be familiar with the placement of satyrs during the Festival of Dionysius.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To expand on the above, you're going to be examined on:

  • Where the satyr play came from
  • Traits the satyr play shared with satyrs
  • When satyr plays were performed
  • The reason the satyr play had its name
  • Ways in which the chorus behaved in satyr plays

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the behavior of the chorus and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when satyr plays were performed
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the origin of the satyr play's name

Additional Learning

You can further your knowledge of satyr plays by reading our related lesson by the name of Satyr Play: Definition & Overview. And with this lesson, you'll be exposed to information on:

  • The origin of the satyr play
  • Conventions of the satyr play
  • Applications of the satyr play
  • The satyr play's length