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THAR 201 FALL 2017 TEST TWO STUDY GUIDE Link to test will be available on eCampus after 4PM on WEDNESDAY, OCT 11, and remain open until 11:59PM (one minute till midnight) on SUNDAY, OCT 15. Backtracking is permitted. The test is timed at 180 minutes. YOU MUST COMPLETE IN ONE SITTING. If you are unexpectedly closed out of the test before finishing, email me, but try reopening the test first. Late tests will be penalized 10 points. Multiple-choice, multiple-answer, matching, True/False 35 questions, 3 points each, over lectures and textbook reading (including questions over the Spring Festival essay) about Chinese Theatre 15 questions, 3 points each, over the film "Farewell My Concubine." NOTES: EARLY CHINESE THEATRE Korean Shamanism and court entertainment: a different ritual had purpose and entertaining. Very performative, theatrical. Court entertainments: Profane entertainment, not for the church. Acrobatics, stories, Jesters (to mock) first actor – Ancient Greece or China? roots of early performances stock characters development of painted face T’ANG DYNASTY (618-906 CE) In the 8 th century, professional acting troupes were sanctioned and a school was established in the palace (poetry, singing, stories, plays where students/actors were educated in all these aspects) Literate theatre

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