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by Sophocles

The specific circumstances surrounding the origin of Greek drama were a puzzle even in the 4th century BC. Greek drama seems to have its roots in religious celebrations that incorporated song and dance. By the 6th century BC, Athenians had transformed a rural celebration of Dionysis into an urban…

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4. In ancient Greek drama, what did the Chorus do while saying the words of the odes?

A.
made a sacrifice to the gods on the stage's altar

B.
persuaded the audience to feel pity and fear

C.
provided comic relief from the play's tragic events

D.
moved in a stately dance across the stage

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