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THAR 201 FALL 2017 TEST TWO STUDY GUIDE If not in the study guide, it’s not on the testLink 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.THE TEST QUESTIONS WILL BE PRESENTED ONE AT A TIME, NOT ALL AT ONCE.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/False31 questions, 4 points each, over lectures and textbook reading (including questions over the Spring Festival essay) about Chinese Theatre (MOSTLY OPERA)4 questions over the spring festival, 4 points each15 questions, 4 points each, over the film "Farewell My Concubine."EARLY CHINESE THEATRE First actor – Ancient Greece or China?oChina predates western counterpart by nearly a century Roots of early performancesoComes from Korean shamanism – involves song and dance (chanting with choreography) oSome impersonation oPear Garden = 1stknown royal acting and musical academy in China Stock charactersoStage was an open veranda, pavilion, or in garden (weren’t really any theatres) oStreet entertainers – acrobats, etc. oImportant in Yuan dramas oStereotypes oUniversal oEx: heroic kings, wise counselors, tyrannical step mothers, greedy old merchants oIn comedies, reversal in stock characters (Blow hard doctor – says well educated and talks the talk, but never makes sense and is always wrong)

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