Arnold5_TB_Ch13

Arnold5_TB_Ch13 - CHAPTER THIRTEEN GENRE MATCHING 1. Match...

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CHAPTER THIRTEEN GENRE MATCHING 1. Match the person with the most appropriate statement about him or her. Oedipus::Character who murders his father and marries his mother Aeschylus::Author of The Oresteia Agamemnon::Character killed by his wife upon his return from war Hamlet::Character whose father, the king, is murdered by his uncle Aristotle::Author of The Poetics Chekhov::Author of The Cherry Orchard Pirandello::Author of Six Characters in Search of an Author Beckett::Author of Waiting for Godot Groucho::One of the Marx brothers MULTIPLE CHOICE 2. Which of the following is not one of the frequently used classifications of drama? A. Tragedy B. Comedy C. Action-Adventure D. Tragicomedy Ans: C Page: 387 3. Which of the following is not true about comedy? A. Comedy ends with a reconciliation or happy resolution. B. The world of comedy is a protected one. C. Comic characters tend to reflect human weaknesses. D. Comedy explores the notion that life is finite. Ans: D Page: 388-389 4. How does a comedy usually begin? A. With exposition B. With an outrageous idea or fantastic scheme that disrupts the normal workings of the community C. With a descending degree and magnitude of conflict D. With physical action only and minimal dialogue which might diminish the degree of laughter Ans: B Page: 389 5. Where does the word tragedy derive from? A. Ancient Greek word meaning “goat song”
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B. Latin for “Act without laughter” C. Greek word indicating the actions of the gods D. Simply means not comedic - serious Ans: A Page: 389 6. Which Greek god did ancient tragedy and comedies honor? A. Zeus
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