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What does Dionysis dress like?
Wears a yellow robe, lionskin & carries a club
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Why does Dionysis go to the Underworld?
To bring back recently dead Euripides as he's the only decent poet.
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Who's Charon?
Mythical figure who transported soul of the dead over the Styx into the Underworld.
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What was Dionysus a god of?
Drama
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What does Dionysus do to decide which is the better poetry?
He weighs it with scales
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Define scatogical
Toilet humour
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What's the Parabasis?
Chorus leader addresses the audience directly
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Why is Dionysus chosen to judge the poetry?
Because he’s the god of dramatic festival.
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Who was Alcibides?
An aristrocratic general who got exiled
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What do Euripides & Aescylus do to mock eachother?
They sing in the style of eachother
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What are 'coined words'?
Funny rhyming words
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Name the scatological pun.
"he made a ****-rifice"
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How would they stage the Underworld swamp?
"Look there's a swamp" They'd use their imagination
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Why does Dionysis go to the Underworld?

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To bring back recently dead Euripides as he's the only decent poet.

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Who's Charon?

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What was Dionysus a god of?

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